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The rampant growth of addiction requires counselors to become knowledgeable in the dynamics of addiction. The Third Edition of this book is fully revised to include significant changes in theory and research that have emerged over the past five years. Two new chapters have been added, as well as a new online Instructor′s Manual containing PowerPoint® slides, test bank questions, and syllabi. Fully updated and expanded, Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling is an invaluable resource providing students and practicing counselors the knowledge and techniques needed to treat addicted individuals and their significant others.
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Comprehensive and current Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Third Edition introduces students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills needed to counsel people who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction–counseling field, Geri Miller provides a balanced overview of the major theoretical underpinnings and clinical practices in the field, covering all of the essentials—from assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional. Fully revised and expanded, the Third Edition offers a positive, practice–oriented counseling framework and features: Revised chapters reflecting important changes in the field New chapters on "Spirituality and Addiction Counseling" and "Pain and Substance Abuse" New case studies, interactive exercises, and suggested reading and resources at the end of each chapter "Personal Reflections" sections in each chapter illustrating the author′s evolving views of addiction counseling New online Instructor′s Manual containing PowerPoint® slides, test bank questions, and syllabiAbout the Author:
Geri Miller, PhD, Diplomate in Counseling Psychology, ABPP, is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling at Appalachian State University. Dr. Miller is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and a Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board–Certified Clinical Supervisor. She has been a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Site Team Member since 1992. She is the author of two books and was awarded the 2009 Ella Stephens Barrett Award for excellence in professional leadership, the most coveted honor bestowed by the North Carolina Counseling Association.
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