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Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Second Edition offers an illuminating view of the clinical, theoretical, and research work that comprises the addiction counseling field. Presenting a pragmatic counseling framework rather than trying to reconcile differing theories, this helpful text gives readers the knowledge and guidance needed to choose appropriate techniques and best practices for treating addicted individuals.
Throughout the text, case studies and interactive exercises assist readers in applying knowledge gained, whether in a self-teaching or a classroom setting. Addiction counseling expert and teacher Geri Miller presents a wide variety of topics designed to increase skills and understandingfrom cutting-edge research to the latest in the self-help/grassroots therapy movement.
Fully revised and expanded, this Second Edition covers:
The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and user-friendly resource available, Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Second Edition offers a powerful learning tool for both students and professionals.
for those that are starting out in the field of counseling this book will help with the appropriate verbige. I would recommend it.Published 23 months ago by Christine Valosek
This book was a required text for a graduate-level addictions course. This book proved to be a good introductory text for students and can be used by addictions counselors (or... Read morePublished on October 26, 2009 by Tracey Elam