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Dual Diagnosis free pdf The treatment of coexisting chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders has long been a serious challenge for care providers. With the advent of managed care, counsellors, case managers, and other professionals increasingly are called upon to treat very ill and troubled clients in outpatient settings. Updated and revised, this edition offers an introduction to clinical work with this difficult-to-treat population. Providing a synthesis of chemical dependency and mental health models, the book articulates a framework for assessment and treatment and describes a range of effective counselling and motivational strategies for adolescents and adults. The book includes discussions of developments in treatment, sample treatment plans, increased coverage of ways to incorporate 12-step concepts into mental health interventions, and a section on trauma-based disorders in addicted female adolescents.

About Katie Evans

Katie Evans, PhD, NCACII, has a PhD in clinical psychology and is an Oregon Board Certified alcohol and drug counselor and a nationally credited alcohol and drug counselor. Dr. Evans specializes in counseling survivors of abuse who are chemically dependent. She is currently CEO and Treatment Coordinator at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic, cofounded with J. Michael Sullivan, where she works with adults and adolescents who have coexisting substance abuse and psychological problems. Widely published, Dr. Evans has coauthored several books with J. Michael Sullivan, including Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma. She also serves on the faculty of Portland State University- conducts workshops and seminars on a variety of mental health and recovery-related topics- and consults to numerous agencies and treatment centers in the United States and Europe. J. Michael Sullivan, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of persons with dual disorders. He is currently Clinical Director at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic. With Katie Evans, he has coauthored dealing with the assessment and treatment of dual disorders. Dr. Sullivan has also given workshops on dual diagnosis in the United States and abroad, and has served as a consultant to various dual diagnosis programs and task forces.

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Author : Katie Evans
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 31 December 2000
ISBN : 1572304464
EAN : 9781572304468
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 290 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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