The Book of Ethics

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781592857890
Release Date: 2009-06-03
Genre: Education

The definitive book on ethics for chemical dependency treatment professionals. The treatment of addiction as a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual disease requires a high standard of ethical knowledge and professional skill. This groundbreaking, reader-friendly guide to contemporary ethical issues informs and challenges health care professionals, students, and faculty with a thorough and compassionate examination of the dilemmas faced when providing care for individuals suffering from substance use problems or addiction.Renowned psychiatric ethicists Cynthia Geppert and Laura Weiss Roberts tackle issues of autonomy, respect for persons, confidentiality, truth telling and non-maleficence--setting the standard for contemporary ethical practices. These challenges are illuminated with real-world case examples that show potential effects on diverse patient populations.

The Book of Ethics

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 1592854923
Release Date: 2008-06-25
Genre: Education

The definitive book on ethics for chemical dependency treatment professionals. The treatment of addiction as a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual disease requires a high standard of ethical knowledge and professional skill. This groundbreaking, reader-friendly guide to contemporary ethical issues informs and challenges health care professionals, students, and faculty with a thorough and compassionate examination of the dilemmas faced when providing care for individuals suffering from substance use problems or addiction.Renowned psychiatric ethicists Cynthia Geppert and Laura Weiss Roberts tackle issues of autonomy, respect for persons, confidentiality, truth telling and non-maleficence--setting the standard for contemporary ethical practices. These challenges are illuminated with real-world case examples that show potential effects on diverse patient populations.

Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Author: Michael J. Taleff, PhD, CSAC, MAC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826124593
Release Date: 2009-11-13
Genre: Psychology

"The aspects of the book related to the philosophy of science and cognitive science (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in reasonable and useful ways. I recommend this book to those addiction professionals who want to create their own framework for ethical decision making." --PsycCRITIQUES Ethical decision-making is required in many of the difficult situations faced by addiction professionals. In this guide, Michael Taleff describes how to integrate critical thinking with ethical decision-making. This is a guide not on "what to do" when confronted with difficult ethical dilemmas, but on how to think about what to do. The author presents common ethical dilemmas that addiction professionals face in their daily work--such as boundary issues, confidentiality, dual relationships, and more--and asks readers to consider their own responses to these dilemmas. The book then shows readers how to apply new models of ethical thinking to practice. Key features: Presents an ethical self-exam to encourage critical thinking about one's own decision-making method Introduces a variety of models such as the social contract theory, existentialist theory, and ethical egoism Discusses how biases, emotional reactions, and fallacies can weaken ethical decision-making Presents an introductory "Ethics Judgment Kit," a simple, practical decision-making procedure for students This book demonstrates how critical thinking skills can impact and improve the process of ethical decision-making.

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118721698
Release Date: 2014-09-08
Genre: Psychology

FULLY REVISED, COMPREHENSIVE, AND PRACTICAL Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Fourth Edition introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical foundations and clinical best practices in the field. Fully updated, the Fourth Edition offers a positive, practice-oriented counseling framework and features: A research-based, clinical application approach to addiction counseling that practitioners can turn to for fundamental, practical, clinical guidelines Revised chapters that reflect important changes in research and practice, including new DSMTM-5 criteria, new assessment instruments, and new and expanded treatments Case studies, interactive exercises, end-of-chapter questions, and other resources that facilitate the integration of knowledge into practice “Personal Reflections” sections at the beginning of each chapter provide an invaluable, unique perspective on the author’s evolving views of addiction counseling Updated and expanded online Instructor’s Manual that includes brief video clips, PowerPoint® slides, test bank questions for each chapter, and sample syllabi From assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional, this comprehensive book covers all of the essentials.

Addiction Intervention

Author: Bruce Carruth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317826675
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Psychology

Addiction Intervention: Strategies to Motivate Treatment-Seeking Behavior shows you how to use the tools of intervention--the words, the steps, and the strategies--to be a change agent in the lives of individuals with alcohol and drug addictions. It is full of effective strategies and case studies coming from widely respected specialists across several disciplines. You'll learn how you can get people to seek help for their chemical dependence, resolving the cause of their problems rather than temporarily fixing the symptoms or side effects of their addictions. Whether you're an alcohol and drug educator, intervention trainer, physician, nurse, social worker, employer, lawyer, judge, or counselor, Addiction Intervention will help you find ways to confront chemically dependent people and motivate them to change their lives. You will find the tools of intervention easier to wield than you might otherwise think as you read about: how physicians can assess symptoms using various diagnostic tools, initiate conversation with a patient, and overcome resistance to referral how clinical therapists can develop response-specific intervention strategies that are appropriate to clients’behavior pathology conducting effective performance-related workplace interventions the development and design of impaired professional committees alternative models for peer and administrative interventions the methodologies of student assistance programs and teams brief, structured therapy for the family of an addicted person recent changes in the criminal justice system that have encouraged judges to refer individuals to treatment the One-Stop Re-Employment Social Services Center Addiction Intervention brings within your reach results-oriented intervention. Don't continue to offer band-aid solutions or skirt around the real problem of addiction. This book will help you help people get their lives back on track permanently.

Diversity Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment and Research

Author: Sana Loue
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306477751
Release Date: 2003-07-31
Genre: Medical

Understanding diversity will help break down barriers to effective treatment and research of substance dependence. In this textbook, the author defines what is meant by diversity and reviews what we know today about the effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, cocaine and crack, hallucinogens and heroin. This is then put into a broader context by examining the development of policy with particular emphasis on those who were perceived to be the most fervent users of substance. Communities examined include: African Americans; Asian and Pacific Islanders; Hispanic / Latinos; Women; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender. The book concludes with guidelines for the integration of diversity considerations into treatment programs for and research procedures within these communities. This is a useful textbook for classes on substance abuse and will also help the seasoned clinician to break down barriers in the understanding and treatment of substance dependence within specific communities.

Concepts of Chemical Dependency

Author: Harold E. Doweiko
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305177406
Release Date: 2014-03-14
Genre: Psychology

CONCEPTS OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, Ninth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage and the latest information on a full spectrum of substance use disorders and the compounds commonly abused. Topics include the abuse of and addiction to alcohol; how the active agent in marijuana, THC, affects neural growth and development; the emerging body of evidence suggesting a relationship between marijuana abuse and psychotic disorders; the emerging body of evidence suggesting that marijuana is not as benign as it was thought to be a few years ago; and the abuse of cough syrups. Adding to the book's usefulness and relevance, Doweiko also covers topics not usually discussed in other substance abuse texts, including abuse of anabolic steroids, inhalants, infectious diseases associated with substance abuse, how the “war on drugs” has actually contributed to the problem of substance abuse/addiction in this country, and the “medical marijuana” debate. This edition includes new information on synthetic marijuana, mephredone, and dextromethorphan, among other substances; updates reflecting the new DSM-5; and a new chapter on the Biopsychosocial Model of Addiction. Students report that they appreciate the author's balanced approach, which allows them to form their own opinions, in contrast to some books that “preach” that “drugs are bad for you.” Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics professional development for addiction counselors

Author: Marcus M. Mottley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1470149354
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Self-Help

In Ethics & Professional Development for Addiction Counselors, Dr. Marcus Mottley defines and clarifies a wide number of ethical issues and dilemmas involving conflicts of interest, boundary issues, confidentiality, professional behaviors and the core obligations, roles and responsibilities of addiction counselors. Addiction professionals who use this book will become highly aware of their own values, attitudes and behaviors and how these might impact their professional conduct and their relationships with clients. Counselors will also gain insights and get clarification on key topics such as documentation, self-disclosure, dual relationships, cultural competence and HIPAA guidelines. Ethics & Professional Development for Addiction Counselors is a concise manual that includes the twelve principles of ethics, eleven principles of professional development and key guidelines, issues and information that are part of the core knowledge requirements for the licensing, certification and re-certification of addiction counselors. Ethics & Professional Development is a precise, no fluff, get-right-to-the-point guide, reference and training manual for counselors, therapists, healthcare professionals and others interested in the field of addictions and the treatment of alcoholism and drug use.

Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Author: Jennifer D. Berton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415405
Release Date: 2013-12-03
Genre: Psychology

Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible—ethically speaking.Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical guide examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, Ethics for Addiction Professionals explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear. Covers basic principles that affect current ethical concerns and dilemmas Includes illustrative real-world case studies Features well-defined professional codes of ethics Treats ethics as a set of guidelines designed to protect the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole

Critical Incidents

Author: Lucie Whitehouse
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780008269012
Release Date: 2019-04-04
Genre: Fiction

A gripping literary thriller and the first of a new crime series, from the bestselling author of Before We Met.

Becoming an Addictions Counselor A Comprehensive Text

Author: Peter L. Myers
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763749224
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Psychology

Becoming an Addictions Counselor: A Comprehensive Text, Second Edition, is the only addictions counseling text to address knowledge, skills, and attitudes. An experiential learning approach is encouraged with structured activities and exercises, and its devotion to significant coverage of ethics, treatment planning and case management. The text also covers mentally ill chemical abusers, individual, group, and family counseling skills, and clinical treatment issues.

Chemical Dependency Counseling

Author: Robert R. Perkinson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506307367
Release Date: 2016-08-11
Genre: Psychology

The best-selling Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide provides counselors and front-line mental health professionals with the information and skills they need to use evidence-based treatments, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. Guiding the counselor step by step through treatment, author Robert R. Perkinson presents state-of-the-art tools, forms, and tests necessary for client success while meeting the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies. The Fifth Edition of this landmark text has been updated to include coverage of current topics of concern for counselors, including full compliance with DSM-5, new coverage of steps 6 – 12 in 12-step facilitation, discussions on synthetic and designer drugs, new psychotherapeutic medications, new survey data on patterns of use and abuse, a list of online recovery support groups for clients, and a new section on Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery.

Patient Records and Addiction Treatment Fourth Edition

Author: Gerry Coughlin
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607029359
Release Date: 2008-09
Genre: Medical

Since the first edition of this book in 1996, the addiction treatment field continues to undergo changes that affect the usefulness of this book. In an effort to include information that assists students and practitioners to use best practices, we have added a substantial amount of information and included additional resources for further investigation. Our format integrates current information and research, principles of sound clinical practice and practical experience. Our intention is to outline the procedures and rationale of case management and clinical documentation to give readers some background as well as information regarding current practice.

Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders Fourth Edition

Author: Avram H. Mack
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462521708
Release Date: 2016-03-16
Genre: Psychology

This state-of-the-science reference and text has given thousands of practitioners and students a strong foundation in understanding and treating addictive disorders. Leading experts address the neurobiology of addictions and review best practices in assessment and diagnosis. Specific substances of abuse are examined in detail, with attention to real-world clinical considerations. Issues in working with particular populations--including polysubstance abusers, culturally diverse patients, older adults, chronic pain sufferers, and others--are explored. Chapters summarize the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of widely used psychosocial and pharmacological treatments and clearly describe clinical techniques. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of major advances in research and clinical practice. *Updated for DSM-5. *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest information on specific biological mechanisms, substances, populations, and treatments. *Chapter on motivational interviewing.

The Academic Medicine Handbook

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461456933
Release Date: 2013-04-04
Genre: Medical

Attaining professional success and finding personal happiness in academic medicine is not an easy path, yet both are critical if the future is to be brighter through better science, better clinical care, better training, better responsiveness to communities, and better stewardship and leadership in the health professions. This concise, easy to read title consists of “mini” chapters intended as a resource to assist early- and middle-career physicians, clinicians, and scientists in understanding the unique mission of academic medicine and building creative, effective, and inspiring careers in academic health organizations. Organized in eight sections, the Guide covers such areas as finding your path in academic medicine, getting established at an institution, approaching work with colleagues, writing and reviewing manuscripts, conducting empirical research, developing administrative skills, advancing your academic career, and balancing your professional and personal life. Each chapter includes pointers and valuable career and “best practices” strategies in relation to the topic area. An exciting addition to the professional development literature, Achievement and Fulfillment in Academic Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to achieve a fulfilling career in academic medicine.