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Addiction Treatment

Sandra Rasmussen
Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment

Sandra Rasmussen

$245.00

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"This book provides a sound foundation for both students and novice professionals in the area of addiction knowledge, a prevention, and treatment." ;

- Publisher "^American Journal of Nursing," 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing ^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 the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.

- Publisher American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Developed by a highly experienced author working in both nursing and psychology environments, Addiction Treatment presents the caregiver with a brief global perspective of different types of addictions, techniques for identifying and assessing the addicted client, and strategies for effective change. The book utilizes assessment, planning, and intervention summaries to enable the reader to scan for immediate recall and application. Chapter objectives enable readers to use the book as a continuing education tool, and the appendix provides an overview of perspectives on addiction and its treatment by a variety of organizations heavily invested in the care of the addicted client. Illustrative cases (with both successful and unsuccessful outcomes) are included throughout.

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About "Addiction Treatment"

"This book provides a sound foundation for both students and novice professionals in the area of addiction knowledge, a prevention, and treatment." ;
- Publisher

"^American Journal of Nursing," 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing ^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 the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.
- Publisher

American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Developed by a highly experienced author working in both nursing and psychology environments, Addiction Treatment presents the caregiver with a brief global perspective of different types of addictions, techniques for identifying and assessing the addicted client, and strategies for effective change. The book utilizes assessment, planning, and intervention summaries to enable the reader to scan for immediate recall and application. Chapter objectives enable readers to use the book as a continuing education tool, and the appendix provides an overview of perspectives on addiction and its treatment by a variety of organizations heavily invested in the care of the addicted client. Illustrative cases (with both successful and unsuccessful outcomes) are included throughout.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

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 graduates as one of its 100 Distinguished Nursing Alumni. Dr. Rasmussen is the parish nurse for St. Paul Lutheran Church in central Virginia. She is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Social Change and the Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. Credentials include R.N., L.M.H.C., C.A.S., C.G.A.S.

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  • Catalogue Code 189811
  • Product Code 0761908439
  • EAN 9780761908432
  • Pages 448
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date Aug 2000
  • Dimensions 228 x 155 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.595kg

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