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Substance Abuse Counseling Books
To see a list of the most recent Substance Abuse Counseling print and e-book purchases, review the book "gallery" at the bottom of the Library's main web page.
You can also download a copy of the most recent Complete List of new titles beneath the gallery, or visit the New Books display on the Library's first floor (behind the fireplace).
Academic Video Online
Contains more than 67,000 streaming videos, encompassing multiple disciplines. Titles are selected for their educational value, and video types include documentaries, feature films, demonstrations, etc.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
400+ streaming videos. Ideal for counseling, nursing, psychology, and social work students, videos highlight symptoms of mental health disorders, allowing students to practice making diagnoses. Counseling in Therapy in Video: Volumes I – IV are available via Academic Video Online.
Ethics on the Fault Line: Advanced Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling
Ethical issues and dilemmas challenge the practitioner. What are the guiding principles that inform ethical decision-making? How do the codes of ethics under which clinicians practice fit with the guiding principles? In this program, Peggy Keilholz expands upon the information given in her previous MIMH Training DVD, Frontline Ethics, by further examining the methods professionals use to resolve complicated ethical dilemmas and providing specific examples.
Frontline Ethics: Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling
Ethical issues and dilemmas challenge the practitioner. What are the guiding principles that inform ethical decision-making? How do the codes of ethics under which clinicians practice fit with the guiding principles? This interactive workshop focuses on the use of the guiding principles, the codes of ethics, and practice applications.
Introduction to Structured Relapse Prevention
Wellness is a way of life oriented to optimal health and living fully within the human and natural community. Clients struggling with alcohol and other drug problems are seeking an improvement wellness and quality of life. Structured Relapse Prevention (SRP) is a program of integrated counselling strategies that includes Motivational Interviewing, cognitive-behavioural treatments, and a variety of coping skills strategies that are organised to meet clients’ different needs and treatment goals. Clients are met where they are in their current substance use and autonomy for change remains with the client. This presentation is an introductory overview for Counsellors who wish to expand their skills repertoire for working with clients presenting with alcohol and other drug problems.
The Meth Epidemic: What Every Clinician Needs to Know
Dangerously addictive, meth is a drug that ends lives. It’s literally a substance so volatile it puts holes in the human brain.But it harms those far beyond the nearly half-million Americans that use meth each week. Families are neglected, children are exposed, and the prison system is overrun. It’s everyone’s problem.As the tentacles of this sinister epidemic spread into our communities, you need to be prepared to address issues related to methamphetamine and other stimulant drug use in your clients’ who use and in your clients’ who have a drug user in their lives!Whether you’re an addiction professional, social worker, counselor, psychologist or nurse, this 3-hour live webcast will give you the critical information you need to:Understand the impact of co-occurring disorders with meth use on treatment outcomesWork more effectively with clients that struggle with a dependency on methBe prepared for future trends and next steps in dealing with the meth epidemic
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud, this is an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
Psychological Aspects of Drug Use and Abuse
A playlist of video lectures by Keith Donohue for his PSYC 212 course on the psychological aspects of drug use and abuse.
Substance Abuse, Sexuality, and Suicide: The Three Canaries in the Cage
The longevity statistics of Americans have declined by almost ten years. We now live on the average of 69 versus 78. Other, wealthy, developed countries continue in an upward trajectory in how long they live far exceeding US citizens. Three issues including Substance Abuse, Sexuality, and Suicide may provide important insights into our nation’s number one public health problem: a culture of addiction. Dr. Carnes walks us through the newly emerging understandings on the etiology of addictions and the epigenetic impact of trauma and toxic stress. Dynamic changes of culture become significant catalysts as well. Mental Health professionals need to sift through the research to understand the crisis we are in and what is required of us “on the front lines” of this war.