The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook

The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook

by Robert R. Perkinson

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Overview

The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook is an evidence-based program that uses treatments including motivational enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. It provides a venue for clients to write down their thoughts and experiences as they progress through treatment. The Third Edition of the workbook takes the patient through all 12 steps of recovery and continues to include chapters on honesty and preventing relapse. 

About the Author

Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, South Dakota. He is a licensed psychologist; licensed marriage&family therapist; internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor; and a nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. In addition to the best-selling The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook, Third Edition, Dr. Perkinson is the author of Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, Fifth Edition and The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook, Third Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506307442
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/18/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 152
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, South Dakota. He is a licensed psychologist; licensed marriage & family therapist; internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor; South Dakota certified chemical dependency counselor, Level III; and a nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. His specialty areas focus on treating alcoholics, addicts, and pathological gamblers. He is the author of Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide (2nd ed.) (2003a), which is the leading treatment manual in the world for chemical dependency counselors. With Dr. Arthur E. Jongsma Jr. (2001) he is the coauthor of The Addiction Treatment Planner, which is the best-selling treatment planner and computer software program for mental health and addiction professionals. He has also written The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Patient Workbook (2003c) and the Gambling Addiction Patient Workbook (2003b). These workbooks have all of the exercises patients need to enter a stable recovery. His book entitled Treating Alcoholism: How to Help Your Clients Enter Recovery (2004) trains professionals how to treat patients with alcohol problems. He is the author of the book God Talks to You (2000) and the meditation tape A Communication from God (2008) by cdbaby, which help addicts make their first conscious contact with a Higher Power of their own understanding. He is a composer and has completed his second CD, Peace Will Come, music that helps addicts learn the essentials of a spiritual journey. With Dr. Jean LaCour (2004), he wrote the Faith-Based Addiction Curriculum to teach professionals of faith how to treat addiction. Dr. Perkinson is an international motivational speaker and regular contributor to numerous professional journals. He is the webmaster of several web pages, including www.robertperkinson.com, www.alcoholismtreatment.org, and www.godtalkstoyou.com, where he gets over 2.6 million hits a year and answers questions on addiction for free. His biographies can be found in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chemical Use History
Honesty
Step One
Powerlessness
Unmanageability
Step Two
A Power Greater Than Ourselves
Step Three
The Moral Law
The Key to Step Three
How to Turn It Over
How to Pray
How to Meditate
Step Four
Personality Defects
Physical Liabilities
Time-Out
The Way to Recovery
We Stay on Track Through Action
Physical Assets
Mental Assets
The Autobiography
Step Five
Step Six
Step Seven
Step Eight
Step Nine
Step Ten
Step Eleven
Step Twelve
Stress Management
Relaxation
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Exercise
Exercise Program
Changing Your Lifestyle
Problem Solving Skills
Developing Pleasurable Activities
Social Skills
Relapse Prevention
Relapse Is a Process
The Relapse Warning Signs
Interpersonal Factors
When You Experience a Warning Sign
Positive Outcome Expectations
Motivation
Negative Emotions
A Plan to Deal With Negative Emotions
Social Pressure
High-Risk Friends
High-Risk Social Situations
Interpersonal Conflict
Positive Feelings
Plans to Cope With Positive Feelings
Test Control
How to See Through the First Use
Lapse and Relapse
The Behavior Chain
How to Cope With Triggers
How to Cope With Craving
A Daily Relapse Prevention Plan
Social Support System
People Who Can Help You in Recovery
Personal Recovery Plan
Statement of Commitment
Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery
First Day
First Week
First Month
First 3 Months
First 6 Months
By the First Year
Instructions for Logging Into Online Recovery Support
AAonline.net
NAonline.net
InTheRooms.com
OneHealth.com
Appendix. Daily Craving Record
References
About the Author
Recovery Journal

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