Therapist's Guide to Substance Abuse Intervention, 1st Edition
Introduction.Defining Substance Abuse Dependence
Continuum of Substance Use Behaviors.DSM IV
Additional Considerations.Characteristics and Classification of Substances
Characteristics of Substances.
Substance Use and Conditioning.
Physiological Characteristics or Factors of the Substance User.
Psychological Characteristics of the User.
Classification of Substances.Development of Substance Abuse and Dependence
Models of Substance Dependence.
Causal Factors of Substance Abuse and Dependence.
Early Onset Variables.
Late Onset Variables.Stages of Substance Dependence and Recovery
A Causal Model for Substance Abuse.
Preblematic Behavior and Thought Patterns.
Patterns of Use.
Developmental Stages of Dependence.
Experience of Object Loss.
Process of Relapse.
Special Issues of Substance Dependence.Assessment
Purpose of Assessment.
Individualized Treatment Plan.
Multivariate Treatment Planning.
Important Components of a Substance Abuse History.
Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment.
Substance-Related Assessment Inventories.
Mnemonic Screening Devices.
Functional Importance of Substance Use.
Conceptual Assessment of Substance Abuse.
Factors Indicating a Need for Adolescent Substance Use Assessment.
Adolescent Screening and Assessment.
Diagnostic Criteria for Codependency.
Special Topic: Employment Setting.
A Simple Comparison of Recovery and Mental Health Models.
The Role of 12-Step and Other Self-Help Programs.
Special Considerations for Dual Diagnosis.
The Individual Entering Treatment.
Rational Emotive Therapy Philosophy.
Preparation of Individuals, Couples, and Families for Recovery.
Course of Treatment.
Agents of Change.
Areas of Personal Vulnerability for those in Treatment.
Obstacles to Change.
Overcoming Obstacles to Change.
Individualized Treatment Planning.
Guidelines for an Intervention.
Legal Issues Associated with Screening and Assessing Adolescent Substance Use.
Role of Americans with Disabilities Act.Continuum of Care
Key Aspects of Treatment.
Substance Abuse-Dependence Continuum of Care Services.
ASAM-PPC-2 Assessment Criteria.
Specific Substance Class Treatment Considerations Associated with Continuum of Care.
Controlled Drinking: A Treatment Alternative.Solution-Focused Therapy
Strategies for Improving Motivation (Miller & Rollnick, 1991).
Predictive Measures of Outcome.
Therapist Responses to Slips.
Decreasing Treatment Dropout Rate.
Role of Family Treatment.
Discharge and Aftercare.
Treatment Interventions Supported by Research.
Medical Treatment for Substance Dependence.
Integration of Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy.
Evidence for Effectiveness of Combined Treatment.
Importance and Usefulness of the Support Group Forum.
Benefits of Support Groups.
Basic Areas of Education.
Stages of Solution-Focused, Outcome-Oriented Treatment.
Marital and Family Therapy.
Family Patterns of Substance Dependency.
Stage of Family Intervention.
Aversion Therapy for Alcohol Dependence.
Moderation of Use.
Recommendations for Improving Substance Abuse Treatment.Special Populations and Dual Diagnosis
Key Issues for Treating Dual Diagnosis Individuals.
Adults Molested as Children.
Women and Minorities.
Court-Mandated Treatment.Skill Building Resources
Risk Factors for Substance Abuse.
Consequences of Substance Abuse.
Six Cardinal Signs Indicating Substance Dependence.
Symptoms of Alcoholism.
Do I Have a Drinking Problem?
Substance Use or Abuse: Diagnosing Dependency.
Self-Diagnosis: Do You Have a Problem with Substance Use?
Substance Dependency: A Family Illness.
Understanding the Dynamics of the Chemically Dependent Family.
Recovery Needs of Family Members.
Identifying Patterns of Codependency.
Does Someone You Know Have a Problem with Substances?
Stage of Recovery.
Recovery is a Choice.
Why is Substance Abstinence Important?
How has Substance Abuse Affected Your Life?
How to Cut Down on Your Drinking.
An Overview of Where I am and Where I am Going.
My Recovery Plan.
Reviewing Your Recovery Plan.
Preparation for Attending a 12-Step Meeting.
The 12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Twelve Steps Outline.
Ten Steps (Modification of 12 Steps).
Twelve Steps to Recovery.
An Outline for Making Amends.
The Five S's of Recovery.
Assessing High-Risk Situations.
Daily Recovery Schedule.
Journal Writing as Part of Your Recovery.
Evening and Weekend Schedule and Journal.
Interrupting Potential Relapse.
Choices-Learning More About Yourself.
What to do When Confronted with the Urge to Use.
Points to Consider When Confronted with the Urge to Use Substances.
Planning How to Cope with a Lapse.
Dealing with a Slip, Lapse, or Relapse.
Anticipating How to Cope with an Emergency.
Substance Use Aggravates Stress.
Relaxing Without Substances.
Excitement with Substances.
Deep Breathing: A Relaxation Skill.
Monitoring Use of Relaxation.
What is Responsibility?
Coping with Disappointment.
Surviving the Holiday Blues.
Understanding the Role of Thinking and Relapse.
Coping with Negative Thinking.
Managing Thoughts about Using Substances.
List of Symptoms Leading to Relapse.
Symptoms of Relapse.
Early Warning Signs.
Reviewing Personal Risks of Relapse.
Feeling Like Your Life is Out of Control.
Dealing With Feeling Emotionally Overwhelmed.
Developing and Utilizing Social Support.
How to Build a Recovery Support System.
Maintaining a Support System.
Factors that Interfere with Developing a Social Support System.
The Role of Relationships and Substance Use.
Defense Mechanism Definitions.
Dealing with Fear.
Breaking Through the Negative Thoughts Cycle.
Fifteen Rules for Emotional Health.
Dealing with Difficult People.
Surviving the Loss of a Relationship.
The Art of Negotiation.
Coping with Confrontations.
Dealing with Embarrassment of Being Self-Conscious.
Coping with Embarrassment.
Emotional First Steps for Dual Diagnosis.
The Twelve Steps and Dual Diagnosis.
Daily Activity Schedule.
Communicating Difficult Feelings.
Constructively Expressing Angry Feelings.
Dealing with Criticism and Giving Feedback.
Ways of Dealing with Anger.
The Steps for Letting Go of Anger.
How to Budget.
Your Personal Budget.
Applying for a Job.
How to Give a Good Job Interview.
Setting Career Goals.
Survey of Personal Strengths.
Writing a Thank You Letter.
Coping Skills for Caregivers.
Guidelines for Family Members-Significant Others of the Alcoholic-Chemically Dependent Individual.
Detaching with Love Versus Controlling.
The Enabler-The Companion to the Dysfunctional-Substance Abusing Person.
Healing for the Substance Abusing Family: From Enabling to Recovery.
No Talk Rule.
Stage of Family Adjustment to Substance Dependence.
Ten Steps to Feeling Better if You are an Adolescent Living with Someone Who Uses Substances.
First Step for Family Members and Significant Other.
Functional Vs. Dysfunctional Families.
Parenting Style and Adolescent Substance Use.
Healthy Parenting, Healthy Family.
The Healthy Family is a Parent-Centered Family.
Parents Helping Children.
Summary of Substances.
I think My Child may be Using Substances.
A Parent's Checklist about Adolescent Substance Use.
Adolescent Substance Abuse Quiz.
Actions to take if Your Child is Using Substances.
Dealing with Peer Pressure.
Family Rules and Expectations.
Tips for Parents.
Keeping Children Drug-Free.
How Substance Abuse Harms an Unborn Child or Nursing Child.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS).
Identifying Children of Substance Abusing Parents.
Self-Esteem and Mentoring.
Characteristics Often Found in Members of Substance-Dependent Families.
How to Help Children Through a Crisis.
A Parent's Pledge.
The House with the Pink Elephant.
Parents, Teenagers, and Honest Communication.
Skills for Positive Parenting.
Understanding the Experience of the Significant Other.
Twelve Things You can do if Your Loved One is a Substance Abuser.
Eight Steps for Feeling Better if You Live with Someone Who Abuses Substances.
Breaking the Codependency Cycle.
Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship.
Ten Ways to Improve Your Marriage.
Being a Healthy Couple.
Stop the Rescuing.
Adult Children of Alcoholics.
Children of Alcoholics.
The Consequences of Codependency.
Behaviors of the Codependent.
How to Deal with Codependency.
Couples Learning to Solve Problems.
Improving Relationships by Using Clear Communication.
A Senior's Guide for Using Medications Wisely.
Nail in the Fence.