• Summary
  • 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.

Addiction Practitioners
Addiction practitioners
  • Understand that a multidisciplinary group of professionals, paraprofessionals, and volunteers works in the addiction field.
  • Recognize that nurses, physicians, counselors, social workers, psychologists, clergy, and educators provide addiction treatment.
  • Recognize the roles in addiction practice of other contributing professionals, such as public health officials and college and university faculty.
  • Acknowledge the special contribution of individuals in recovery from addiction to addiction practice.
  • Become familiar with the professional associations for addiction practitioners.
  • Addiction Practitioners
    • Nurses
    • Physicians
    • Counselors
    • Social Workers
    • Psychologists
    • Clergy
    • Educators
  • Other Contributors to Addiction Practice
    • Health Care Administrators
    • Government Officials
    • Higher-Education Faculty
    • Researchers
  • Addiction Practitioners in Recovery
  • American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
  • Summary
  • Related Skills Checklist
  • Special Topics for Further Study
  • Addiction Practice 2000
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