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

Florida Addictions Certification (CAP)

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association:

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

Alcoholics Anonymous

Drug Abuse programs in Florida

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

Florida Statutes esp. Chapter 562 (alcohol) and Chapter 893 Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Statistical Information FADAA

Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research

National Alliance of Methadone Advocates

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

Women for Sobriety

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