Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

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This practical resource presents more than 50 group activities to support and enhance therapeutic and psychoeducational interventions for substance use disorders. Introductory chapters written by well-known experts provide a foundational framework. Creative activities are presented for specific populations, including veterans and youth, and for relapse prevention. Each activity contains specific directions, goals, materials, and suggestions for adaptation.
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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 22mm | 998g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150868734X
  • 9781508687344

About Christine Suniti Bhat

About the Editors Christine Suniti Bhat is an Associate Professor and Counselor Education program coordinator at Ohio University. She has extensive international experience as an educator, counselor, and psychologist in India, Australia, and the USA in diverse work environments such as the Australian military, non-profit agencies, schools, and universities. Her leadership roles include past-president of the Ohio Counseling Association, President-Elect and Process Observer on the Executive Board of ASGW, and treasurer of Chi Sigma Iota. Chris is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed school counselor in Ohio. Her areas of scholarship include group counseling and cyberbullying. Chris continues to practice counseling part-time in the student counseling center at Ohio University. Yegan Pillay Ph.D., P.C.C-S is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education at Ohio University. He teaches graduate courses in the clinical mental health counseling and supervision. An overarching area of research inquiry is the role of culturally relevant non-clinical interventions for overall psychological wellbeing. Experiences with group counseling include working with survivors of domestic violence and individuals who meet manifest with PTSD symptoms. Priscilla Rose Selvaraj is an Assistant Professor at Trinity International University. dsummer 2015. Priscilla worked in the Kilpauk Institute of Mental Health (Government Psychiatric Hospital Tamil Nadu, India) as a clinical psychology intern prior to joining her doctoral program in the USA. Locally, she has completed internships at University Medical Associates, Family Medicine at Ohio University, and as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor II in The Recovery Council, Waverly Ohio. Priscilla is a certified Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant in the State of Ohio, and is eligible for licensure as a Professional Counselor in Ohio. She enjoys leading groups and finds them helpful to her clients. Priscilla is actively engaged in professional organizations such as ASGW. She served as the vice-president of the Alpha Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota in 2013-14 and is currently chairing the Professional Development Committee.
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