This comprehensive clinical handbook provides virtually everything needed to plan, deliver, and evaluate effective treatment for persons with substance abuse problems and persistent mental illness. From authors at the forefront of the dual disorders field, the book is grounded in decades of influential research. Presented are clear guidelines for developing integrated treatment programs, performing state-of-the-art assessments, and implementing a wide range of individual, group, and family interventions. Also addressed are residential and other housing services, involuntary interventions, vocational rehabilitation, and psychopharmacology for dual disorders. Throughout, the emphasis is on workable ways to combine psychiatric and substance abuse services into a cohesive, unitary system of care. Designed in a convenient 8½" x 11" format, the volume contains all needed assessment forms, treatment planning materials, and client handouts, most of which include permission to photocopy.
- Review/Describe the assessment process for dual disorders.
- Identify two psychotherapy approaches used to treat dual disorders and their treatment guidelines.
- Describe at least two group interventions that are useful in the treatment of dual disorders.
Table of Contents
- Substance Abuse and Severe Mental Illness
- Principles of Integrated Treatment
- Basic Organizational Factors
The Assessment Process
- Assessment I: Detection, Classification, and Functional Assessment
- Assessment II: Functional Analysis and Treatment Planning
- Stage-Wise Case Management
- Motivational Interviewing
- Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling
- Persuasion Groups
- Active Treatment Groups
- Social Skills Training Groups
- Self-Help Groups
Working with Families
- Family Collaboration
- Behavioral Family Therapy
- Multiple-Family Groups
Other Treatment Approaches
- Residential Programs and Other Housing Options
- Involuntary and Coerced Interventions
- Vocational Rehabilitation
- Research on Integrated Dual-Disorder Treatment
Epilogue: Avoiding Burnout and Demoralization
- Dual-Disorder Treatment Fidelity Scale
- Educational Handouts
- Assessment Instruments and Other Forms
About the Authors
Kim T. Mueser, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School. His numerous publications include the coauthored Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia.
Douglas L. Noordsy, M.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director of Education and Training in the Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School.
Robert E. Drake, M.D., Ph.D. is a community psychiatrist, Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School, and Director of the New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center.
Linda Fox, M.A., LADC is a Research Associate at the New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center.
This CE course is designated as intermediate to advanced.