Foundations Of Addictions Counseling by David CapuzziFoundations Of Addictions Counseling by David Capuzzi

Foundations Of Addictions Counseling

byDavid Capuzzi, Mark D. Stauffer

Paperback | December 24, 2014

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A practical collection of tools and strategies for prospective addictions counselors that includes a solid foundation of research, theory, and history .


Practical and comprehensive, Foundations of Addiction Counseling explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, theory, and history of addiction counseling. With chapters written by expert scholars, this text covers many topics in-depth often ignored by other comparable books, such as professional issues in addictions counseling, the assessment of client strengths, gender issues in substance abuse, working in rehabilitation centers, and working with clients with disabilities.


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David Capuzzi, PhD, NCC, LPC, is a counselor educator and member of the core faculty in clinical mental health counseling at Walden University and professor emeritus at Portland State University. Previously, he served as an affiliate professor in the Department of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, and Rehabilitation Services...
Title:Foundations Of Addictions CounselingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9 × 7.3 × 0.8 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133998649

ISBN - 13:9780133998641


Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction To Addictions Counseling


Chapter 1 History and Etiological Models of Addiction

Chapter 2 Substance Addictions

Chapter 3 Process Addictions

Chapter 4 Important Professional Issues in Addiction Counseling

Chapter 5 Introduction to Assessment

Chapter 6 Assessment and Diagnosis of Addictions


PART 2 The Treatment of Addictions


Chapter 7 Motivational Interviewing

Chapter 8 Psychotherapeutic Approaches

Chapter 9 Treatment of Comorbid Disorders

Chapter 10 Group Therapy for Treatment of Addictions

Chapter 11 Addiction Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 12 12-Step Facilitation of Treatment

Chapter 13 Maintenance and Relapse Prevention


PART 3 Addictions in Family Therapy, Rehabilitation, and School Settings


Chapter 14 Alcohol Addiction and Families

Chapter 15 Persons with Disabilities and Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Chapter 16 Substance Abuse Prevention Programs Across the Life Span


PART 4 Cross-Cultural Counseling in Addictions


Chapter 17 Cross-Cultural Counseling: Engaging Ethnic Diversity

Chapter 18 Gender, Sex, and Addictions

Chapter 19 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Affirmative Addictions Treatment


EPILOGUE Some Additional Perspectives


Chapter 20 Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Editorial Reviews

“I have found this textbook to be the best to provide a Master’s level of understanding for future clinicians in the addictions field. Students have reported their appreciation for the overall information and ease of reading/understanding.” — Kent B. Provost, Argosy University, Chicago   “The book is well-written and easy to read... chapters are comprehensive and detailed. The case studies add depth to comprehension and learning.… [M]y students find it useful and will keep it for future reference.” — Edward F. Hudspeth, Henderson State University