"In the final analysis, the authors are to be commended for bringing a compendium of information together in one volume." (PsycCRITIQUES, 5/31/2006)
The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference offers a comprehensive compilation of information covering the full spectrum of addictive disorders, their consequences, and treatment. It includes detailed definitions and practical illustrations of addiction-related terminology; addictive disorders and behaviors; descriptions of treatment models and techniques; and lists of relevant web sites, government resources, and treatment centers. And it provides this information in a convenient and accessible format, giving addiction treatment professionals a vital quick-reference tool for daily use.
Divided into nine user-friendly sections, this guide covers:
Written by Robert Holman Coombs, a leading authority on addiction research, prevention, and treatment, and addiction specialist William A. Howatt, The Addiction Counselor's Desk Reference is the most up-to-date resource of its kind. Addiction professionals of all types will find this information-packed guide to be an invaluable practice tool.
This book (in the quick screen chart) lists death as a potential result of overdosing on LSD and discusses injection tracks as potential indices for misuse of opium... Read morePublished 3 months ago by C. Kraus
Great touched everything. I will share with peers. Flowed
I plans on discussing this book in supervision. Wonderful resource thank you
I am keeping this book, even thought I had to drop the class, Hopefully I will be taking the class in JanuaryPublished 11 months ago by Barbara Wright
This text offers a great deal of knowledge between the pages on various addictions, both substance and behavioral, as well as resources for treatment. Read morePublished 15 months ago by amh277
Very helpful and organized. The information is great when needing a refresher or even as an introduction. Would recommend to anyone who is in the field.Published 17 months ago by f8thdrvn
Anyone who is in the Addiction Counseling field I highly recommend this book. It covers a little of everything! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jenn
this book is great for reference material. I choose this book to get a start in the field of addiction. It is a good book for anyone library if you work in this field.Published 20 months ago by Christine Valosek
I wish I had this book when I started my education. It is an easy read and concise to the point informationPublished on May 21, 2012 by mjohnyboy