Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery by Lori Holleran SteikerYouth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery by Lori Holleran Steiker

Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery

byLori Holleran Steiker

Paperback | June 15, 2015

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This practice-based guide gives readers a comprehensive overview of the many issues related to adolescent substance use. The book illustrates the basic etiology and epidemiology of addiction, as well as the specific concerns surrounding prevention, assessment, intervention, and recovery whenworking with youths. The author makes a conscious effort to address topics central to the lives of youths and adolescents that are often overlooked in more general substance use books. This includes considerations of specific youth populations, and the influence of different youth environments fromfamily and high school to college campuses. The book also provides a rare look at the long-term recovery process with information about community-based systems of care like alternative peer groups, and recovery mentorship programs.Holleran Steiker focuses on the lived experiences of adolescents. Theoretical frameworks and recent research findings are presented, but always within the context of working directly with youths and their families. She ultimately brings together personal, professional, and research perspectives toproduce an honest and empirically sound volume that will appeal to both students and practitioners.

About The Author

Lori Holleran Steiker (MSW, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Arizona State University) is associate professor in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. She has over a decade of experience working with youth and families of those with addictions, and is a co-founder of Austin's first recovery high school as well...

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Title:Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and RecoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:June 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615583

ISBN - 13:9780190615581

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