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Counseling Addicted Women
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Counseling Addicted Women
A Practical Guide

  • Monique Cohen - CASPAR Program for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Rehabilitation


January 2000 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The result of the combined efforts of staff at a substance abuse treatment centre, this book provides practical, hands-on guidance for working with addicted women. With staff and client training exercises at the end of each chapter, this comprehensive guide places particular emphasis on the women and their special needs and concerns.

Special issues and populations addressed include: pregnancy and substance abuse; designing treatment programmes; homeless women; and substance abuse in the workplace.

 
PART ONE: PUTTING WOMEN'S SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN A SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
 
Perspectives on the Socialization of Women
 
Substance-Abusing Women in Relationships
 
Types of Drug Abuse and Counseling Strategies
 
PART TWO: SPECIAL ISSUES IN ENHANCING WOMEN'S TREATMENT
 
Guidelines for Counselling
 
Designing Treatment Programs
 
Pregnancy and Substance Abuse
 
HIV, AIDS and Women
 
Dual Diagnoses Issues among Women
 
PART THREE: TRENDS AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
 
Young Women
Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment

 
 
Women of Color and Multicultural Counseling
 
Lesbians and Bisexual Women
Outreach and Treatment Issues

 
 
Disabled Women and Substance Abuse
 
Homeless Women
 
Elderly Women
 
Substance-Abusing Women in the Workplace
 
PART FOUR: CONCLUSION
 
Wellness for Women in Recovery

best book on this topic I could find. Wish it were updated!

Ms Toni Raiten-D'Antonio
Community and Human Services, SUNY Empire State College-Hauppauge
March 16, 2010

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