Description : At last, a book that defines a new language for treating substance abuse in an increasingly culturally diverse population. Until now, therapists, counselors, and teachers who treat addiction within the context of the whole family have had to make do with outdated one-size-fits-all theories and treatment programs. Bridges to Recovery is the first book to bring together experts from three major fields within psychotherapy -- family therapy, addiction counseling and multicultural treatment -- to provide a practical and flexible framework for working with families within their individual cultural contexts. Drawing upon case studies, clinical anecdotes and proven treatment methods, Bridges to Recovery provides practitioners with a unique insight into the individual cultural nuances that make addiction recovery a very personal journey. Jo-Ann Krestan, co-author of the classic book The Responsibility Trap: A Blueprint for Treating the Alcoholic Family, and her contributors integrate the latest ideas and research to offer a foundation for addiction treatment that brings to the forefront the cultural thinking that affects alcohol and drug use/abuse among Native Americans, Jewish Americans, African Americans, West Indians, Asian Americans, Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans and groups of European origin. This book will be an invaluable asset to teachers and students in clinical social work, psychology and substance abuse counseling programs, setting the standard for education and treatment at the beginning of the 21st century.
Description : Twelve-step programs are revolutionizing and reshaping our thinking about -- and treatment of -- addiction. Because these programs are based in the community instead of in an institutional or academic setting, they often employ techniques and language that can be confusing and alien to health care professionals. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style, this book explores these programs and provides a guide on how to integrate them into ongoing human services. Written by internationally renowned experts, A Bridge to Recovery: An Introduction to 12-Step Programs includes up-to-date information to bridge the gap between mutual aid programs, human services, and the professional community. This practical book is designed to assist with the implementation of these programs into routine practice while providing a useful reference for academic and educational professionals.
Description : Discover the power of recovery ministry for your church. Churchgoers who experience painful family issues, addictions, abuse, loss, mental illnesses, and other secret sorrows begin to believe they live beyond the grip of God’s redemptive hand. Pastors often feel ill equipped to help with such problems and refer people to resources outside the church. People badly need Christ-centered counsel and encouragement, but few church leaders even know where to start. Bridges to Grace is an inspiring introduction highlighting the stories of churches across the country that are thinking systematically and organizationally about the ministry of recovery. The authors share how this ministry is bringing God’s grace to hurting individuals. They relate both success and failure, and best of all, they demonstrate how God uses recovery ministry powerfully for his kingdom purposes.
Description : Overcomers Outreach is a network of Christ-centered 12-step support groups. It is not a substitute for church, Bible studies or traditional 12 step groups as we advocate continued attendance at these life-saving programs. The vision that God put into the hearts of Bob and Pauline Bartosch, OO's founders, has grown into a much-needed bridge that connects traditional 12 step groups and the church. Overcomers Outreach brings recovery tools to the church and points people in recovery programs to Jesus Christ as their Highest Power.
Description : A new collection of objective, authoritative insights into the American economy: 2 authoritative books by top economist Mark Zandi, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 2 authoritative eBooks offer a realistic, non-ideological, and actionable view of the U.S. economy: what’s happened, where we stand, and where we’re headed Get past politics and ideology: gain an objective understanding of where America’s economy stands, where it’s headed, and the best ways to improve it for the long-term. Moody Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi – who’s advised leaders in both political parties and every sector of the economy – now offers the deep insights you need to make intelligent plans as an investor, businessperson, employee, and citizen. In the new updated edition of Financial Shock: Global Panic and Government Bailouts--How We Got Here and What Must Be Done to Fix It , Zandi offers timely insights into the market meltdown and the Obama administration’s policy responses, bringing objective insight to the crucial question: why did the U.S. economy collapse, and how can we keep it from happening again? He outlines the true roles of mortgage lenders, investment bankers, speculators, the real estate industry, regulators, the Fed, and homebuyers… previews tomorrow’s most worrisome areas of global financial risk… and offers realistic policies for preventing the next dangerous shocks. Then, in Paying the Price: Ending the Great Recession and Ensuring a New American Century, Zandi takes stock of the American economy as it stands now, reviewing the progress towards recovery, and outlining what still needs to be done. Zandi offers a surprisingly optimistic diagnosis: one of growth, stability in the housing markets, a safer financial system, lower household debt. He thoughtfully reviews the key problems that still remain, from mounting government debt to the growth of disenfranchised workers, outlining the progress that has -- and hasn’t -- been made. Offering you the same insights his clients pay handsomely for, Zandi’s two books will help you make better economic decisions in all your roles – personal, financial, political. From Mark Zandi , the world-renowned economist who regularly advises both parties and the world’s leading enterprises
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Description : In the 1980s and 1990s long-term worklessness soared - with a more than doubling of the numbers on long-term sickness benefits and significant increases in the number of lone parents out of work. The worst increases were during the recessions. Government action since then has included the New Deals, extra support and help, but also stronger conditions on benefit claimants to seek work or prepare for work in future as part of our ongoing welfare reforms. This "something for something" approach has helped bring worklessness down and prevent some of the problems seen in previous recessions. This document sets out the next steps on welfare reform and tackling long-term worklessness. The plans are designed to help more people into work, to combat poverty and social exclusion. There are still too many people on long term benefits who could work with the right support and conditions in place. Reforms cover: the abolition of incapacity benefits and the roll out of the new Work Capability Assessment to long term claimants to look at what they can do; more personalised help for those unable to work; more support for job seekers with health conditions; preventing long-term unemployment, with a guarantee of a job or work placements for long term job seekers that they will be required to take up; the role of employers.
Description : Death is not the end. In fact, your loved ones who have passed are watching you, helping you, and healing you-though you may not know it. In this highly emotional book, lifelong intuitive Sue Frederick takes you through the process of connecting with the other side to: - Use your intuition to understand that your loved ones are at peace - See into the other side to feel and release your pain - Help loved ones cross over - Use your own birth path number to discover what obstacles you might have on this journey and how to overcome them - Understand a bigger view of spirituality and what happens after life - And so much more Filled with heartwarming, reassuring stories of Sue's own experiences and those of others, Bridges to Heaven is a landmark book about grief, mourning, death, and life.
Description : Sharing compelling family stories and key information about child development, family systems theory, addiction, and recovery, the authors demonstrate the effective, family-focused intervention techniques developed in their combined 35 years of practice in early childhood education, child development, substance abuse treatment, pediatric nursing, and psychiatric nursing. Motivational techniques and stress reducers for professionals are also provided. A moving testimony as well as a source of practical information, this powerful book speaks to substance abuse professionals, educators, policy makers, parents, and anyone else who works with or cares about families.
Description : CULTURALLY COMPETENT PRACTICE: A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING DIVERSE GROUPS & JUSTICE ISSUES continues its strong tradition of presenting a model for understanding, measuring, and evaluating cultural competence. Author Doman Lum explains how clients and workers can become culturally competent and proficient by working through culturally based problems together. This innovative text emphasizes cultural competence as a dialogical process. It challenges students and professors to continue the conversation to achieve greater mutual understanding and social justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.