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Group treatment for substance abuse : a stages-of-change therapy manual
Velasquez, Mary Marden.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : The Guilford Press, [2016]
Physical Description:
xi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
"The leading manual on group-based treatment of substance use disorders, this highly practical book is grounded in the transtheoretical model and emphasizes the experiential and behavioral processes of change. The program helps clients move through the stages of change by building skills for acknowledging a problem, deciding to act, developing and executing a plan, and accomplishing other critical tasks. The expert authors provide step-by-step guidelines for implementing the 35 structured sessions, along with strategies for enhancing motivation. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the volume includes 58 reproducible handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. Subject Areas/Key Words: addictions, addictive disorders, alcoholism, ambivalence, counseling, drugs, groups, interventions, MI, motivational interviewing, psychotherapy, readiness, stages of change, substance abuse, substance use disorders, transtheoretical model, treatment manuals, treatments, TTM Audience: Clinical psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, substance abuse and mental health counselors, and psychiatric nurses"--
Introduction: An overview of the TTM ; Purpose, goals, and organization of this manual -- Part I. How to help people change -- Part II. Thinking about changing substance use: P/C/P sequence: Precontemplation-Contemplation-Preparation -- Part III. Making changes in substance use: A/M sequence: Action-Maintenance.

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