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Bremkamp, Steven – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1982
Presents the complex factors, i.e., social determinants, drug types, personality characteristics, reasons for drug use and misuse, which characterize the drug experience. Defines awareness of these characteristics as a developmental approach to treatment and prevention of addiction. (RC)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Biological Influences, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction
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Thorne, Daniel R. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Discusses an intervention technique that can be used in working with alcoholics and drug abusers who deny the need for help. The intervention focuses on the family, providing them with drug education and improved communication skills. Defusion, reframing, and positive data are used. The counselor's role is described. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Communication Skills, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Role
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Steffenhagen, R. A. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Reviews the history and theory of alcoholism and hypnosis and proposes a theoretical model of alcholism based on self-esteem. Suggets that hypnosis may be an effective tool in the treatment of alcoholism with cure as the goal, and calls for more consistency in theory and practice. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Drug Rehabilitation, Hypnosis, Models
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Sarata, B. P. V. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1983
Presents a general model for burnout workshops for alcoholism counselors, designed to involve counselors in a sequence of activities for coping adaptively. Data concerning the level and symptoms of burnout among counselors are provided. Suggestions for planning and leading a workshop are discussed. (JAC)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Burnout, Coping, Counselor Attitudes
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Gerstein, Lawrence H.; And Others – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1988
Offers model to teach counselor trainees about behaviors exhibited by alcohol abusers in need of detoxification. Discusses behaviors displayed by helpers while conducting initial intake interviews with abusers seeking detoxification in a community setting and offers suggestions for how novice practitioners can establish rapport with such clients…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Training
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Rose-Colley, Mary; Cinelli, Bethann – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1992
Describes Relapse Prevention as therapeutic modality, based on Social Learning Theory, used to prevent relapse for individuals who have completed treatment for substance abuse behaviors. Outlines relapse prevention theory and suggests various components of model be incorporated into alcohol education curricula. Outlines teaching strategies to…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Models, Prevention
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Coleman, Sally – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 1987
Discusses what makes an aftercare group for adolescent substance abusers function productively and describes the format that seems to work best for young adolescents in an aftercare group. Emphasizes importance of group facilitator skills in areas of leadership, safety, and structure in helping adolescents gain re-identification as abstaining…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Rehabilitation, Group Dynamics, Leadership Qualities