The authors practice and many years of work in the substance abuse field is evident by his inclusion of many discreet, important, yet generally overlooked areas, whether in his helpful hints or in his identification and discussion of special populations.
Scarlett A. Benjamin, Keuka College
It is gratifying to see a text emerge that is comprehensive in its emphasis on treatment, rather than focusing primarily on pharmacology and brain chemistry.
Peggy D. Campbell, Florence Darlington Technical College
Counseling the Alcohol and Drug Dependent Client: A Practical Approach, 1/e provides a practical approach for assessing and treating alcohol and drug-abusing/dependent patients. Providing state-of-the-art concepts and methods, Dr. Craig provides practical examples and suggestions for working with patients and their families to promote and maintain recovery. This text presents a variety of views, perspectives, philosophies, and intervention methodologies dealing with drug and alcohol abuse in an understandable language that can be quickly and clearly adapted to a practice setting.