Driving With Care Alcohol Other Drugs and Impaired Driving Offender Treatment Strategies for Responsible Living

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905974
Release Date: 2004-11-10
Genre: Political Science

This three-level education / treatment program targets judicial clients who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and includes the following components: Provider’s Guide: Offers guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans and implementing appropriate education and treatment curriculum protocol Participant’s Workbook: Level I Education: Six-session, 12-hour DWI education program designed for first-time offenders Participant’s Workbook: Level II Therapy: 21-session, 42-hour program designed for clients with higher levels of AOD disruption and psychosocial problems who need intervention over longer periods of time Participant’s Workbook: Level II Education: 12-session, 24-hour education program for impaired driving offenders who have at least minimal indicators of past problems associated with AOD use or misuse and whose arrest blood-alcohol-content was at the impaired driving level

Driving with Care Alcohol Other Drugs and Driving Safety Education Strategies for Responsible Living

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905958
Release Date: 2004-11-10
Genre: Political Science

This is a 12-session, 24-hour education program for impaired driving offenders who have at least minimal indicators of past problems associated with AOD use or misuse and whose arrest BAC was at the impaired driving level. Level II Education helps clients to understand how problem behaviors are learned and how those behaviors are strengthened. They develop a good understanding of their involvement in impaired driving and how their state laws apply to that involvement. Clients learn how their own AOD use fits clinically identified patterns and cycles of AOD use and misuse. They develop strategies and skills to prevent future problems of use and misuse and involvement in DWI behavior: relapse and recidivism prevention.

Driving With Care Education and Treatment of the Impaired Driving Offender Strategies for Responsible Living

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905966
Release Date: 2004-12-03
Genre: Psychology

This three-level education / treatment program targets judicial clients who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and includes the following components: Provider’s Guide: Offers guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans and implementing appropriate education and treatment curriculum protocol Participant’s Workbook: Level I Education: Six-session, 12-hour DWI education program designed for first-time offenders Participant’s Workbook: Level II Therapy: 21-session, 42-hour program designed for clients with higher levels of AOD disruption and psychosocial problems who need intervention over longer periods of time Participant’s Workbook: Level II Education: 12-session, 24-hour education program for impaired driving offenders who have at least minimal indicators of past problems associated with AOD use or misuse and whose arrest blood-alcohol-content was at the impaired driving level

Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment Strategies For Self Improvement and Change Pathways to Responsible Living

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412905916
Release Date: 2006-01-18
Genre: Psychology

The accompanying ParticipantÆs Workbook to the SSC is written to engage clients and encourage active participation in treatment and responsible living. Phase I: Challenge to Change: Building Knowledge and Skills for Responsible Living Phase II: Commitment to Change: Strengthening Skills for Self-Improvement, Change, and Responsible Living Phase III: Taking Ownership of Change: Lifestyle Balance and Healthy Living

Behavioral Couples Therapy for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Author: Timothy J. O'Farrell
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462507061
Release Date: 2012-03-12
Genre: Psychology

This eminently practical guide presents an empirically supported approach for treating people with substance abuse problems and their spouses or domestic partners. Behavioral couples therapy (BCT) explicitly focuses on both substance use and relationship issues, and is readily compatible with 12-step approaches. Provided are all the materials needed to introduce BCT; implement a recovery contract to support abstinence; work with clients to increase positive activities, improve communication, and reduce relapse risks; and deal with special treatment challenges. Appendices include a session-by-session treatment manual and 70 reproducible checklists, forms, and client education posters. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying and enhance the book's clinical utility.

Driving With Care Alcohol Other Drugs and Driving Safety Education Strategies for Responsible Living

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 141290594X
Release Date: 2004-11-10
Genre: Political Science

Driving With CARE (DWC) is a three-level education and treatment program for persons convicted of driving while impaired (DWI). Clients learn that change in behavior is made by changing their thoughts, attitudes and beliefs. They learn about their own patterns of drug use and abuse and how to make cognitive and behavioral changes so as to prevent recidivism into DWI behavior and prevent future involvement in a pattern of alcohol or other drug (AOD) use that can lead to AOD problems and to impaired driving behavior. Participants take an active part in exercises, work sheets and group discussion.

Project Self Discovery

Author: Harvey B. Milkman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471162418
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Psychology

This book provides a comprehensive description of Projects Self Discovery (PSD), a national demonstration model, that uses artistic alternatives as a vehicle for transforming the lives of high-risk teens. The monograph presents the theoretical and empirical bases for program development, strategies for accessing and retaining target youth populations, ethnographic and quantitative methods of client assessment and program evaluation, detailed operational model for program activities including participant guidelines, curricula, and essential elements for an effective counseling stance and results of comprehensive assessment/evaluation efforts.

Children of Substance Abusing Parents

Author: Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, PhD, CAS
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826165087
Release Date: 2011-05-10
Genre: Social Science

"Children of Substance-Abusing Parents: Dynamics and Treatment" is a necessary reference for all mental health professionals and students who need to understand and treat this population. It offers an invaluable look attreatment options and programmatic interventions across the life span and fills an important gap in the current literature. The contributors include a wide range of experts who provide up-to-date evidence-based clinical and programmatic strategies for working with children of alcohol and other substance-abusing parents of any age and in almost any practice setting. This highly recommended book is a valuable resource for all practitioners and students concerned about this very large, but often hidden group of individuals and families." From the Foreword by Sis Wenger President/CEO National Association for Children of Alcoholics Parental drug abuse and alcoholism have an enormously detrimental impact on children and adolescents. Children whose parents suffer from drug abuse or alcoholism often face multiple physical, mental, and behavioral issues. They are at a greater risk for depression, anxiety, low self esteem, and addiction, and also are known to have poor school attendance, difficulty concentrating, and lower IQ scores. This book offers health care practitioners proactive programs and innovative strategies to use with this vulnerable population. Taking a comprehensive, life course approach, the authors discuss the implications and interventions at the prenatal stage, through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, and adulthood. With this book, social workers and health care practitioners can help assess and intervene with children of substance abusing parents. Key topics: Dynamics in families with substance abusing parents and treatment implications Issues across the life span of children of substance abusing parents Prevention and early intervention programs for pregnant women who abuse substances Programs for young children, adolescents, college students, and children with incarcerated parents

Substance Use Disorders in the U S Armed Forces

Author: Committee on Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309260558
Release Date: 2013-02-21
Genre: Medical

Problems stemming from the misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs are by no means a new phenomenon, although the face of the issues has changed in recent years. National trends indicate substantial increases in the abuse of prescription medications. These increases are particularly prominent within the military, a population that also continues to experience long-standing issues with alcohol abuse. The problem of substance abuse within the military has come under new scrutiny in the context of the two concurrent wars in which the United States has been engaged during the past decade--in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn). Increasing rates of alcohol and other drug misuse adversely affect military readiness, family readiness, and safety, thereby posing a significant public health problem for the Department of Defense (DoD). To better understand this problem, DoD requested that the Institute of Medicine (IOM) assess the adequacy of current protocols in place across DoD and the different branches of the military pertaining to the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs). Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces reviews the IOM's task of assessing access to SUD care for service members, members of the National Guard and Reserves, and military dependents, as well as the education and credentialing of SUD care providers, and offers specific recommendations to DoD on where and how improvements in these areas could be made.

Improving the Quality of Health Care for Mental and Substance Use Conditions

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309133661
Release Date: 2006-03-29
Genre: Medical

Each year, more than 33 million Americans receive health care for mental or substance-use conditions, or both. Together, mental and substance-use illnesses are the leading cause of death and disability for women, the highest for men ages 15-44, and the second highest for all men. Effective treatments exist, but services are frequently fragmented and, as with general health care, there are barriers that prevent many from receiving these treatments as designed or at all. The consequences of this are seriousâ€"for these individuals and their families; their employers and the workforce; for the nation’s economy; as well as the education, welfare, and justice systems. Improving the Quality of Health Care for Mental and Substance-Use Conditions examines the distinctive characteristics of health care for mental and substance-use conditions, including payment, benefit coverage, and regulatory issues, as well as health care organization and delivery issues. This new volume in the Quality Chasm series puts forth an agenda for improving the quality of this care based on this analysis. Patients and their families, primary health care providers, specialty mental health and substance-use treatment providers, health care organizations, health plans, purchasers of group health care, and all involved in health care for mental and substanceâ€"use conditions will benefit from this guide to achieving better care.

Understandable Statistics Concepts and Methods

Author: Charles Henry Brase
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119917
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Mathematics

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, Twelfth Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help you overcome any apprehensions you may have about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach—and make the material interesting as well as easier to understand—the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. You'll also have opportunities to develop your critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab ExpressTM, and SPSS is covered, although not required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.