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Title: Counselor's Manual for Relapse Prevention with Chemically Dependent Criminal Offenders
Author(s): Terence T. Gorski M.A.; John M. Kelley M.A.
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 153
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
Rockville, MD 20857
Contract Number: 270-93-0004
Publication Number: DHHS (SMA) 96-3115
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
US Dept of Health and Human Services
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
United States of America
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed for paraprofessional counselors, this manual focuses on relapse prevention therapy for criminal offenders who are addicted to alcohol or drugs.
Abstract: The manual is comprised of three parts. The first part presents general information on alcohol and drug dependency, recovery, and relapse and defines chemical dependency. The second part looks at relapse prevention treatment, with emphasis on self-regulation, integration, coping skills, change, awareness, significant others, and maintenance. This part also describes basic counseling skills and group counseling. The third part provides information on helping chemically dependent criminal offenders by covering self-assessment, warning signs, and recovery planning. A relapse prevention workbook is appended. 9 references
Main Term(s): Drug treatment
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Counseling; Drug abuse; Drug dependence; Drug prevention programs
Note: DCC. Technical Assistance Publication Series 19, Criminal Justice Subseries, Volume II
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