Pathways to Self-discovery and Change Participant's Workbook Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents by Kenneth W. Wanberg, Harvey B. Milkman
  

Pathways to Self-discovery and Change Participant's Workbook Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents

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Pathways to Self-discovery and Change Participant's Workbook Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents by Kenneth W. Wanberg, Harvey B. Milkman

'Milkman and Wanberg's program rests upon the best that science has to offer. Once this workbook stimulates change, it pays attention to the principles of relapse prevention that will help young people stay changed - and this is the litmus test for any treatment program that targets behavioral problems.' -- Dr. Howard J. Shaffer, Ph.D., C.A.S. , Director &BAD:amp; Associate Professor, Division on Addictions, Harvard Medical School Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 'Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change is the most comprehensive and thoughtful program we have seen to help at-risk youth gain freedom from crime and drugs and develop attitudes and skills to lead productive prosocial lives.' -- G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D. and George A. Parks, Ph.D. , Addictive Behaviors Research Center, University of Washington 'This exceptional and widely needed program shows great promise as a developmentally appropriate treatment model for adolescents who manifest co-occurring disturbances with substance abuse and criminal activity.It is uniquely designed to interest and engage high-risk teenagers in a thoughtful array of cognitive-behavioral restructuring exercises that are geared to promote fulfilling and responsible life choices. ' -- Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, Formerly Director of Clinical Services, American Psychiatric Association, and Medical Director , McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolTHE PARTICIPANTA S WORKBOOK (Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change u PSD-C) presents a written and illustrated format through which clients can better understand and reflect on each of 32 adolescent-focused CBT treatment sessions. PSD-C supplies clients with a visual and written record of all treatment objectives, content information, modeling and role plays, discussion points, interactive exercises, reflective assignments and a place to record their ideas, insights, short and long term goals, and progress during the entire treatment episode. The Workbook is geared to a range of reading and conceptual abilities.Comic strip illustrations and interesting stories (presented through the narrative voice of adolescents) are used to engage clients in active discussion about the situations, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that have become embroidered in their patterns of substance abuse, delinquency and crime. The Workbook guides participants through three discrete phases of resiliency and success: Challenge to Change u WHAT?; Commitment to Change - HOW; and Ownership of Change u NOW!

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Milkman and Wanberg's program rests upon the best that science has to offer. Once this workbook stimulates change, it pays attention to the principles of relapse prevention that will help young people stay changed - and this is the litmus test for any treatment program that targets behavioral problems. -- Dr. Howard J. Shaffer, Ph.D., C.A.S. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors 20050106 Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change is the most comprehensive and thoughtful program we have seen to help at-risk youth gain freedom from crime and drugs and develop attitudes and skills to lead productive prosocial lives. -- G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D. and George A. Parks, Ph.D. 20050106 This exceptional and widely needed program shows great promise as a developmentally appropriate treatment model for adolescents who manifest co-occurring disturbances with substance abuse and criminal activity. It is uniquely designed to interest and engage high-risk teenagers in a thoughtful array of cognitive-behavioral restructuring exercises that are geared to promote fulfilling and responsible life choices. -- Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, Formerly Director of Clinical Services, American Psychiatric Association, and Medical Director 20050216

About the Author

Kenneth W. Wanberg, ThD, PhD, has academic concentrations in biology, mathematics, clinical psychology, psychology of religion, psychometrics, quantitative analysis, and interpersonal communication and the psychology of spoken language. He worked as a counselor and clinical psychologist with the Division of Youth Corrections, State of Colorado for 17 years. He has been doing clinical work for 50 years and has had a private practice for 40 years. He has worked as a clinician and researcher in the field of alcohol and drug abuse for over 40 years and in the field of criminal conduct and substance abuse for over 25 years. Harvey B. Milkman, PhD received his baccalaureate degree from City College of New York and his doctorate from Michigan State University. He is currently professor of psychology at Metropolitan State College of Denver. His doctoral research was conducted with William Frosch, MD, at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City, on the User's Drug of Choice. From 1980-1981, he completed a sabbatical exploration of addictive behavior in Africa, India, and Southeast Asia; in 1985 he was recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Lectureship award at the National University of Malaysia. He has represented the United States Information Agency as a consultant and featured speaker in Australia, Brazil, Iceland, The Netherlands, Peru, Turkey, and Yugoslavia. He is principle author with Stanley Sunderwirth of The Chemistry of Craving, and author of Better than Dope, featured articles in Psychology Today, October, 1983 and April, 2001 respectively. From September 1992-June 2002, he was author, principal investigator, and director of Project Self-Discovery: Artistic Alternatives for High-Risk Youth, a national demonstration model funded by The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Edward Byrne Foundation.

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Paperback
344 pages

Author

Kenneth W. Wanberg, Harvey B. Milkman
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Publication date

13th December 2004

ISBN

9781412906142


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