Dual Diagnosis: Counseling the Mentally Ill Substance Abuser

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Guilford Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Psychology - 290 pages
Updated for today's health care climate, the revised and expanded seco nd edition of this popular volume offers a thorough introduction to cl inical work with this difficult-to-treat population. Providing a uniqu e synthesis of chemical dependency and mental health models, the book articulates a framework for assessment and treatment and describes a r ange of effective counseling and motivational strategies for adolescen ts and adults. Updated to DSM-IV, the second edition includes discussi ons of the latest developments in treatment, sample treatment plans, i ncreased coverage of ways to incorporate 12-step concepts into mental health interventions, and a new section on trauma-based disorders in a ddicted female adolescents. As in the first edition, the practical uti lity of the volume is enhanced by numerous clinical vignettes and clea rly presented tables to aid in assessment. Appendices feature helpful reproducible handouts and forms.

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The Nature of the Problem
Models of Treatment
An Integrated Model of Dual Recovery
Assessing Chemical Dependency in the Dually Diagnosed Client
Assessing the Psychiatric Disorder and Planning the Appropriate Level of Care
The Psychotic and Cognitive Disorders
The Affective and Anxiety Disorders
Antisocial and Borderline Personality Disorders
Working with Families
Enhancing the Motivation of Clients and Counselors Too
Modified Stepwork
A School Behavior Checklist
A Checklist for Parents
A Typical Home Behavior Contract

Working with Adolescents

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Katie Evans, PhD, NCACII, and J. Michael Sullivan, PhD, are cofounders of the Evans and Sullivan Clinic in Beaverton, Oregon, specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents with dual disorders. Dr. Evans serves as CEO and Treatment Coordinator and Dr. Sullivan is Clinical Director. Internationally known for their expertise on dual diagnosis issues, they have coauthored numerous articles, client materials, and books, including Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma.

Katie Evans, PhD, NCACII, has a PhD in clinical psychology and is an Oregon Board Certified alcohol and drug counselor and a nationally credited alcohol and drug counselor. Dr. Evans specializes in counseling survivors of abuse who are chemically dependent. She is currently CEO and Treatment Coordinator at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic, cofounded with J. Michael Sullivan, where she works with adults and adolescents who have coexisting substance abuse and psychological problems. Widely published, Dr. Evans has coauthored several books with J. Michael Sullivan, including Treating Addicted Survivors of Trauma. She also serves on the faculty of Portland State University; conducts workshops and seminars on a variety of mental health and recovery-related topics; and consults to numerous agencies and treatment centers in the United States and Europe.

J. Michael Sullivan, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of persons with dual disorders. He is currently Clinical Director at the Evans and Sullivan Clinic. With Katie Evans, he has coauthored dealing with the assessment and treatment of dual disorders. Dr. Sullivan has also given workshops on dual diagnosis in the United States and abroad, and has served as a consultant to various dual diagnosis programs and task forces.

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