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. Ed(S): Cleveland, H. Harrington; Harris, Kitty S.; Wiebe, Richard P. - Substance Abuse Recovery in College - 9781441917669 - V9781441917669
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Substance Abuse Recovery in College

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Description for Substance Abuse Recovery in College Hardback. This unique book explains in authoritative detail what collegiate recovery communities are, the types of services they provide, and their role in the context of campus life. It presents stories of young adults in recovery across different educational contexts. Editor(s): Cleveland, H. Harrington; Harris, Kitty S.; Wiebe, Richard P. Series: Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development. Num Pages: 296 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 15 black & white tables, biography. BIC Classification: JKSN; JMC; JNM; MMJT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 432.

Substance Abuse Recovery in College explains in authoritative detail what collegiate recovery communities are, the types of services they provide, and their role in the context of campus life, with extended examples from Texas Tech University’s influential CSAR (Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery) program. Using data from both conventional surveys and end-of-day daily Palm Pilot assessments as well as focus groups, the book examines community members’ experiences. In addition, the importance of a positive relationship between the recovery community and the school administration is emphasized.

Topics covered include:

  • The growing need for recovery services ... Read more
  • How recovery communities support abstinence and relapse prevention.
  • Who are community members and their addiction and treatment histories.
  • Daily lives of young adults in a collegiate recovery community.
  • Challenges and opportunities in establishing recovery communities on campus.
  • Building abstinence support into an academic curriculum.

This volume offers clear insights and up-close perspectives of importance to developmental and clinical child psychologists, social workers, higher education policymakers, and related professionals in human development, family studies, student services, college health care, and community services.

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
Series
Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
New York, NY, United States
ISBN
9781441917669
SKU
V9781441917669
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Ref
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About . Ed(S): Cleveland, H. Harrington; Harris, Kitty S.; Wiebe, Richard P.
H. Harrington Cleveland received his J.D. at Boston College in 1991 and his Ph.D. in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona in 1998. Following his Ph.D., he spent 2 years as a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. While ... Read more

Reviews for Substance Abuse Recovery in College
From the reviews: "One might expect to see a text book entitled Substance Abuse in College, not Substance Abuse Recovery in College which feels like an oxymoron. While most college campuses are challenged with providing effective prevention and education resources for students using and abusing substances, very few colleges focus on the recovery population. That is why th text ... Read more

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