Addictions Counseling Today
Substances and Addictive Behaviors
Kevin G. Alderson
Winner of the 2020 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) Counselling Book Award
Enlightening and practical, Addictions Counseling Today invites students into the heart of addictive thinking, offering first-person accounts of what it is like to experience different addictions. The text covers the range of addictions from alcohol, drug abuse, and nicotine to various process addictions, including sex, internet, gaming, social media, and gambling. Also included are the various theories and models of addiction, with a unique chapter on the neuroscience of addiction. Focusing on the new DSM-V classifications for addiction with an emphasis on CACREP and treatment, this provocative, contemporary text is an essential reference for both students and practitioners wanting to gain a deeper understanding of those with addiction.
Learn why teaching addictions is changing and how to adapt your course by watching Kevin G. Alderson′s Ph.D. webinar entitled The Pandemic Addiction Volcano here.
Free PowerPoint® slides with video for instructors are available with this text. Test bank questions will be available in August 2020. Contact the author to learn more.