Teen Intervene

Teen Intervene : Using Brief Intervention with Substance-Abusing Adolescents

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Teen-Intervene helps youth identify the reasons they have chosen to use alcohol or other drugs, examine the effects of substance abuse in their lives, and learn to make healthier choices. The second edition of this best-selling evidence-based intervention program now includes updated information on the stages of change theory, motivational interviewing techniques, and cognitive- behavioural therapy, all incorporated into a practical, ready-to-use model. About Teen-Intervene, 2nd Edition: Presents step-by-step instructions for conducting teen and parent/guardian intervention sessions Can be administered by teachers, school counsellors, social workers, or psychologists Includes additional information on the most commonly -used drugs by teens Provides information on how the adolescent brain is affected by alcohol or other drug use. New Spanish translation of handouts for parents This program was created by author of Teen-Intervene, Ken Winters. Dr. Winters is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota and the director of the Centre for Adolescent Substance Abuse and Research.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 112 pages
  • 216 x 278 x 12mm | 399.99g
  • Center City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1616491957
  • 9781616491956

About Ken C. Winters

Ken Winters, Ph.D., is the director of the Centre for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. He received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in Psychology (Clinical) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His research interests include the assessment and treatment of adolescent drug abuse, and the prevalence and aetiology of problem gambling. Dr. Winters has published several assessment tools and numerous articles in the area of adolescent substance abuse and pathological gambling. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Gambling Studies, and is a consultant to many organisations, including the Hennepin County Community Prevention Coalition, the Hazelden Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Centre for Substance Abuse Treatment, the World Health Organisation, and the Mentor Foundation (an international drug abuse prevention organisation.) His previous experience includes appointments as a psychology research scientist at Stony Brook and a staff psychologist at a community mental health centre.
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