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The Initial Treatment Plan
Designed as a stop-gap until the master
treatment plan is developed
Developed on basis of assessment interview and
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The Elderly & Substance Abuse
Physical changes increase risk of drug abuse
Need for symptom reduction can lead to prescription drug abuse - less concerned with
prevention of illness (substance abuse) than reduction of symptoms
Aging alters way drug/ETOH
Treatment Issues and Post-Treatment Strategies
Limit-testing by clients (may be conscious or unconscious)
Rules of program should be enforced consistently
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Treatment Formats (Levels of Care)
Book says tx IS cost effective
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Women in the Criminal
WOMEN IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM:
During the last 20 years, there has been a profound change in the manner in which women are
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Substance Abuse & the Disabled
49 million Americans have one or more physical or mental disabilities - the largest &
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Checklist of Reasons for Drinking for Single Gay and Lesbian Clients
This checklist is designed primarily for single gay and lesbian client
ADAPT IN G T 0 ALAIN/1 GED CARE
Accepting thatManaged Care is the coming, dominant paradigm.
Deciding that you will thrive in a Managed Care environment by
learning how to do so.
Assessing the structure of your delivery system to see if it has the
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THE NON—THERAPEUTlC RELATIONSHIP
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The Structural Model of Addiction
Rational Recovery offers a distinct concept to explain substance addiction, the
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