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  • Contents
  • Subject index

American Journal of Nursing, 2001 Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Building upon generic concepts and skills of caring and helping, this book provides a foundation for addiction practice by health and social services professionals. Chapters emphasize the knowledge considered essential in every area, and each chapter identifies the skills required and suggests topics for further study.

  • Collaborate with clients to choose and carry out interventions.
  • Select interventions for individual clients, including medical management, nursing, counseling, mutual self-help groups, and family support.
  • Employ pharmacological intervention, spiritual care, social services, and psychological services as indicated.
  • Intervene with groups of clients, client families, and the community.
  • Intervention
  • Individual as Client
    • Medical Management
    • Nursing
    • Counseling
    • Family Support
    • Community Care
      • Aftercare
      • Halfway Houses
      • Sober Housing
      • Therapeutic Communities
    • Pharmacological Intervention
    • Social Services
    • Spiritual Care
    • Psychological Services
    • Alternative Therapies
  • Group Intervention
    • Psychoeducation Groups
    • Group Psychotherapy
    • Mutual Self-Help Groups
  • Family as Client
  • Community as Client
  • Summary
  • Related Skills Checklist
  • Special Topics for Further Study
  • Addiction Practice 2000

Interventions are the actions that client and clinicians take to reach treatment outcomes, achieve goals, and ultimately resolve client problems and meet client needs. Interventions reflect actions in all three learning domains: cognitive, ...

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