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Addictions

My practice experience in the field of addictions includes work with street youth, methadone maintenance, harm reduction, relapse prevention, cognitive-behavioral counseling, and 12-steps facilitation. The following manual provides social workers, psychologists, and other mental health professionals with specific strategies and skills for working with people with various problems related to alcohol, other drugs, and addictions:
-  Barsky, A. E. (2006). Addictions: A professional development

   manual for social work and the human services. Belmont , CA:

   Brooks/Cole - Cengage.

Course Syllabus

Click HERE for my Addictions Course Syllabus.

Suggested Websites on Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Addictions:


Drug Enforcement Administration http://www.usdoj.gov/dea

Florida Addictions Certification (CAP) http://www.cbapf.org/certs/addictions.html

National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association: http://www.samhsa.gov

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information http://www.health.org

Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Drug Abuse programs in Florida http://www.drug-abuse.com/usa/florida

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association http://www.fadaa.org

Florida Statutes http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index esp. Chapter 562 (alcohol) and Chapter 893 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Statistical Information FADAA http://www.fadaa.org/resource/statistical_info.html

Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research http://info.pitt.edu/~cedar

National Alliance of Methadone Advocates http://www.methadone.org

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome http://nofas.org

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors http://www.naadac.org

Women for Sobriety http://www.womenforsobriety.org