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Family Strategies

Practical Tools for Professionals Treating Families Impacted by Addiction

Claudia Black (author)

ISBN: 9781942094920

Publication Date: Mar 2019

Format: Paperback

Provides a wealth of information and guidance proven to be effective with families challenged by addiction - whether to alcohol or other drugs, gambling, food, sex, etc. Through authoritative direction and reproducible handouts, professionals are given the structure and resources to help families they work with successfully transition to recovery.
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A new edition written especially for behavioral health practitioners from one of the world's foremost experts on addiction and family system dysfunction, Dr. Claudia Black.

Addiction passes through families from one generation to the next. Family Strategies provides a wealth of information and guidance proven to be effective with families challenged by addiction--whether to alcohol or other drugs, gambling, food, sex, etc. Through authoritative direction and reproducible handouts, professionals are given the structure and resources to help families they work with successfully transition to recovery.
  • Provides strategies proven to be effective in family settings when addiction is either still active or the addicted person is in early recovery, regardless of the form of addiction.
  • Provides comprehensive didactic information to assist professionals working with the clinical materials.
  • Presents a broad range of therapeutically powerful exercises to use with families challenged by addiction.
  • Written in a solution-oriented and strengths-based style that provides clear step-by-step direction to guide families through each exercise.
  • Comes with a multitude of handouts in the form of written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues, and art activities--all designed to be reproduced and used without restriction.
Pages 225
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Mar 2019
Publisher Central Recovery Press
Subject/s Family & health   Psychotherapy   Addiction & therapy   Illness & addiction: social aspects  
Claudia Black, MSW, Ph.D. is a renowned addictions and codependency expert, author, and trainer internationally recognized for her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders. Since the 1970s, Dr. Black's work has encompassed the impact of addiction on young and adult children. She has offered models of intervention and treatment related to family violence, addiction, relapse, anger, depression, and women's issues. Dr. Black designs and presents training workshops and seminars to professional audiences in the field of family service, mental health, addiction, and correctional services. She serves on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics, and the Advisory Council of the Moyer Foundation.

Dr. Black is the author of It Will Never Happen to Me; Changing Course; My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has A Disease; Repeat After Me; It's Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood, Relapse Toolkit; A Hole in the Sidewalk; Depression Strategies; Straight Talk; The Stamp Game; Family Strategies; Anger Strategies; and Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies, and Secrets. She has produced seven audio CDs addressing issues of addiction and recovery. They are A Time for Healing, Putting the Past Behind, Triggers, Emotional Baggage, Trauma in the Addicted Family, Imageries, and Letting Go Imageries. And, she has over 20 DVDs for professionals to use working with families and clients. The Wisdom of Hope is her first title for Central Recovery Press.

Dr. Black is the Senior Clinical and Family Services Advisor for Central Recovery Treatment and Senior Editorial Advisor for Central Recovery Press. She resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and West Highland White Terrier (Westie), Katie.

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