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Title International aspects of social work practice in the addictions / Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, Larry Harrison
Published New York : Haworth Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages) : illustrations
Contents Articles. War and peace : social work and the state of chemical dependency treatment in the United States / Diana M. DiNitto -- Addiction problems, addiction services, and social work in the Republic of Ireland / Shane Butler -- Dutch drug policy and the role of social workers / Peter de Koning, Alex de Kwant -- Substance use and abuse and the role of social workers in Germany / Irmgard Vogt -- Social work and the treatment of substance abuse in Israel / Neta Peleg-Oren, Giora Rahav, Meir Teichman -- Drug and alcohol addiction in Singapore : issues and challenges in control and treatment strategies / Mohd Maliki Osman -- A preliminary exploration of immigrant substance abusers from the former Soviet Union living in Israel, Germany and the United States : a multi-national perspective / Richard Isralowitz [and others] -- Special topics. Legalization of drugs : perspectives from the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia / Elizabeth Zelvin [and others] -- Endpage. A shooting gallery in Germany
Summary Examine the worldwide phenomenon of substance abuse and addiction! International Aspects of Social Work Practice in the Addictions examines current social work practice in the addictions around the world. Researchers and practitioners address the abuse of and addiction to alcohol and other drugs and the current policies impacting the treatment of these substances in different countries. The book looks at the substances abused, the scope of the problems, the social reactions, the treatment approaches, and the role of professionals in addressing issues unique to each country, providing
Notes "Co-published simultaneously as Journal of social work practice in the addictions, volume 2, numbers 3/4 2002."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Social work with drug addicts -- Cross-cultural studies
Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Cross-cultural studies
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Social work with drug addicts.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Harrison, Larry, 1946-
Straussner, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg.
ISBN 1317718720
OTHER TI Journal of social work practice in the addictions