Substance Use Disorders
Assessment and Treatment
Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional Series
Authors: Dodgen Charles E., Shea W. MichaelLanguage: Anglais
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250 p. · 15.2x22.9 cm · Hardback
* A synthesis of the current research and clinical literature
* Includes strengths and weaknesses of commonly used psychometric assessment measures
* Presentation and review of a complete Psychosocial/Substance Use Assessment form
* Discussion of treatment settings and criteria for placement decisions
* Discussion of treatment alternatives and effectiveness of major pharmacological and psychotherapeutic approaches
* Discussion of factors leading to Relapse, and components of Relapse Prevention programs
Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Epidemiology of Psychoactive Substances:
Definitions and General Concepts of Pharmacology.
Pharmacology of Individual Drugs.
Clinical Epidemiology of Psychoactive Substances.
Etiology of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders:
Theories of Etiology.
Initiation, Progression, and Maintenance of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders:
Stage Models of Adolescent Substance Use.
Adult Model of Substance Use.
Course/Natural History of Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders:
The Disease Model.
Models of Progression of Substance Use.
Prevention, Early Intervention, and Harm Reduction:
Types of Prevention.
Supply Reduction/Legal Interventions.
Risk and Protective Factors.
Related Risks/Harm Reduction.
Screening and Assessment of Psychoactive Substance Use:
Overview of the Assessment Process.
Alcohol Screening Instruments.
Drug Screening Instruments.
Biological Screening Measures.
Areas to Assess for Treatment Planning Purposes.
Diagnosis and Comorbidity:
Definition and Prevalence.
Diagnostic Issues of the Dually Impaired.
Treatment of the Dually Diagnosed.
Treatment I: Models and Approaches:
Treatment Settings and Services.
Major Theoretical Treatment Approaches.
Additional Psychological Therapies.
Role of Pharmacotherapy.
Treatment Effectiveness/Outcome Studies.
Treatment II: Planning, Implementing, and Managing Treatment and the Course of Recovery:
Phases of Recovery.
Engagement of Patients in Treatment.
Treatment of Family Members of Substance Abusers.
Linkage of Services.
Treatment of Criminal Offenders.
Issues in Specific Populations:
The Elderly Population.
The Homeless Population.
Legal and Ethical Issues:
Responsibility to Diagnose and Treat Substance Use Disorders.
Treatment of Pregnant Mothers.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
W. Michael Shea, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist practicing in Morristown, NJ. Dr. Shea has over ten years experience in the field of substance abuse, as well as child abuse and neglect. Dr. Shea is the former Assistant Director of the Family Enrichment Program, and the Coordinator of the Counseling Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shea is presently the Program Director, and Supervisor of the Family Crisis Intervention Unit, at the Center for Evaluation and Counseling in Morristown, NJ.
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