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Addiction Treatment Theory and Practice

by Sandra Rasmussen

Addiction Treatment Theory and Practice Synopsis

Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize knowledge considered essential in each area, and each chapter identifies skills required and suggests topics for further study.

Addiction Treatment Theory and Practice Press Reviews

The scope of this book is broad, encompassing social context, programs, and evaluation, as well as screening assessment, and treatment. -- Larina M. Gerace This book provides a sound foundation for both students and novice professionals in the area of addiction knowledge, a prevention, and treatment. -- Barbara Guthrie

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761908425
Publication date: 10th August 2000
Author: Sandra Rasmussen
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 448 pages
Categories: Nursing & ancillary services,

About Sandra Rasmussen

In addition to serving as a faculty member for Walden's psychology programs, Dr. Rasmussen serves as clinical director of Williamsville Wellness, a residential treatment center for individuals dealing with alcohol, drug, and gambling addictions. Her background reflects teaching excellence, practice expertise, management competence, research production, and scholarship. Her book Addiction Treatment: Theory and Practice won the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Distinguished Book of the Year Award in 2001. Dr. Rasmussen received the Virginia Public Health Association Recognition Award in 2004 for outstanding leadership, commitment and support to the public health of Virginia. The University of Minnesota recognized Dr. Rasmussen from among 12,000 ...

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