TEXT: Practical Approaches to the Treatment of Women Who Abuse Alcohol and Other Drugs by CSAT/SAMSHA
DESCRIPTION: This special populations course provides a comprehensive guide to the treatment of women who abuse substances. Practical treatment interventions are described that meet the unique needs of substance abusing women. Included are methods for engaging and retaining in treatment women from diverse backgrounds, treating women involved in the criminal justice system, victims of abuse, women with disabilities and lesbian women. Discusses program management issues specific to womens treatment.
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The text for this course is part of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Division of Clinical Programs' Women and Childrens Branch Activites. All materials appearing in the volume except quoted passages from copyrighted sources is in the public domain.