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Author White, Tony, 1957-

Title Working with drug and alcohol users : a guide to providing understanding, assessment and support / Tony White
Published London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Foundations of drug and alcohol counseling -- Drugs in society and addiction -- Fundamental components of drug counseling -- Transactional analysis and the theory of addiction -- Why people use drugs and their treatment -- Specific techniques in counseling the drug and alcohol user -- The harm reduction contract and harm reduction counseling -- Assessment of the drug and alcohol user -- Drug use ambivalence -- Relapse process work -- Motivational interviewing -- The teenage drug user -- Epilogue -- References -- Further reading -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Alcoholism counseling.
Counseling psychology.
Drug abuse counseling.
Alcohol-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Behavior, Addictive -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857006185 (electronic bk.)
9780857006189 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)