Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. With heightened political and policy emphasis on all aspects of substance misuse, it is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. Leading international contributors outline holistic and specialist approaches to policy and practice, and highlight the shift in emphasis from immediate risk minimisation to long-term recovery, the importance of prevention and the pivotal role of workforce development. Issues surrounding work with children and families affected by substance misuse are explored, and ways of implementing new approaches revealed. The book also looks at the impact of the smoking ban in Scotland, and suggests ways to support tobacco use cessation. This book is essential reading for all front-line practitioners working with substance misusers, including social work, health professionals and counsellors.
- प्रतिलिपि अधिकार:
- 2009 Lisa Jones, Neil Hunter, Harry Sumnall, Sally Haw, Viv Evans, Megan Larken, James Egan, Toby Seddon, Donald Forrester, Jack Law, Anne Bryce, Gerard Vaughn, Linda Mckie, Maurizio Coletti, Brian Kidd, Joy Barlow, Jo Neale, Margaret Black, Neil Mckeganey, Jan
- Book Quality:
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Date of Addition:
- Nonfiction, Psychology,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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