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Choices & consequences : what to do when a teenager uses alcohol/drugs : a step-by-step system that really works

Author: Dick Schaefer; Pamela Espeland
Publisher: Minneapolis : Johnson Institute Books, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for parents, teachers, family doctors, mental health professionals, school guidance counsellors, social workers, juvenile justice workers, clergy, and anyone else who cares about teenagers, it describes a step-by-step process called intervention that you can use to stop a teenager's harmful involvement with chemicals.
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Genre/Form: Paperback
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Schaefer; Pamela Espeland
ISBN: 0935908420 9780935908428 058517184X 9780585171845
OCLC Number: 16647599
Description: x, 155 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. "You sat on the burner, baby, you sit on the blisters" and other basic principles of intervention --
Part I. Learning about teenage chemical dependence --
2. Why teenagers use alcohol/drugs --
3. The addiction process --
4. The feeling disease --
5. How chemical dependence in teenagers differs from chemical dependence in adults --
6. From use to addiction: an overview of teenage involvement with alcohol/drugs --
7. How to tell if a teenager is using and how bad it really is --
8. The tasks of adolescence --
9. The adolescent delusional system --
Part II. Intervening with teenagers in trouble with alcohol/drugs --
10. Disengagement: preparing for intervention --
11. The professional's role in disengagement --
12. Confrontation: doing intervention --
13. The professional's role in confrontation --
14. Reintegration: following up intervention.
Other Titles: Choices and consequences
Responsibility: by Dick Schaefer ; edited by Pamela Espeland.
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Written for parents, teachers, family doctors, mental health professionals, school guidance counsellors, social workers, juvenile justice workers, clergy, and anyone else who cares about teenagers, it describes a step-by-step process called intervention that you can use to stop a teenager's harmful involvement with chemicals.

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"You sat on the burner, you sit on the blisters."

by Jherzanek (WorldCat user published 2010-11-07) Excellent Permalink

 

"This book describes a step by step process you can use to help stop a teenager's harmful involvement with substance abuse.

One of my favorite chapters is the one "You sat on the burner, you sit on the blisters."


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