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SOCW 8103 Introduction to Addiction: Welcome & Course Readings

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SOCW 6103 Course Readings

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Andreas, D., Ja, D. Y., & Wilson, S. (2010). Peers reach out supporting peers to embrace recovery (PROSPER): A center for substance abuse treatment recovery community services program. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 28(3), 326–338.

Barbieri, B., Dal Corso, L., Sipio, D., Maria, A., De Carlo, A., & Benevene, P. (2016). Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises: the role of work engagement in support of people through the recovery process and in preventing relapse in drug and alcohol abuse. Work, 55(2), 373-383.

Berridge, V. (2015). History and its contribution to understanding addiction and society. Addiction, 110, 23-26.

Blakey, J. M. (2016). The role of spirituality in helping African American women with histories of trauma and substance abuse heal and recover. Social Work and Christianity, 43(1), 40-59.

Blum, T. C., Davis, C. D., & Roman, P. M. (2014). Adopting evidence-based medically assisted treatments in substance abuse treatment organizations: Roles of leadership socialization and funding streams. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 37(1), 37-75.

Bogo, M., Paterson, J., Tufford, L., & King, R. (2011). Interprofessional clinical supervision in mental health and addiction: Toward identifying common elements. The Clinical Supervisor, 30(1), 124–140. 

Courtwright, D. T. (2012). Addiction and the science of history. Addiction, 107(3), 486–492.

Dalphon, H. (2019). Self-care techniques for social workers: Achieving an ethical harmony between work and well-being. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 29(1), 85-95.

Engel, K., Schaefer, M., Stickel, A., Binder, H., Heinz, A., & Richter, C. (2015). The role of psychological distress in relapse prevention of alcohol addiction. Can high scores on the SCL-90-R predict alcohol relapse?. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 51(1), 27-31.

Frank, L. E., & Nagel, S. K. (2017). Addiction and moralization: the role of the underlying model of addiction. Neuroethics, 10(1), 129-139.

Goodin, M. J. (2018). We cannot treat the dead. American Journal of Public Health, 2018(10), 1286-1288.

Haldipur, C. V. (2018). Addiction: A brief history of an idea. Psychological Medicine, 48(8), 1395-1396.

Harrell, P. T., Trenz, R. C., Scherer, M., Martins, S. S., & Latimer, W. W. (2013). A latent class approach to treatment readiness corresponds to a transtheoretical (“Stages of Change”) model. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45(3), 249-256.

Horton, E. G., & Luna, N. (2016). Spirituality in the treatment of substance use disorders: Proposing the Three-legged Stool as a model for intervention. Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought, 35(3), 179-199.

Kelly, J. F., Stout, R. L., Magill, M., Tonigan, J. S., & Pagano, M. E. (2010). Mechanisms of behavior change in alcoholics anonymous: Does Alcoholics Anonymous lead to better alcohol use outcomes by reducing depression symptoms? Addiction, 105(4), 626–636. 

Kennedy, K., & Gregoire, T. K. (2009). Theories of motivation in addiction treatment: Testing the relationship of the transtheoretical model of change and self-determination theory. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 9(2), 163-183.

Lambert, S. F. (2011). Ethical and legal issues in addictions outcome research. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 2(1), 25–36.

Laschober, T. C., de Tormes Eby, L., & Sauer, J. B. (2013). Effective clinical supervision in substance use disorder treatment programs and counselor job performance. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 35(1), 76–94.

Lee, H. S. (2015). The ethical dilemma of abstinence-only service delivery in the United States. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, 12(1), 61-66.

Monroe Whitley, C. E. (2010). Social work clinical supervision in the addictions: Importance of understanding professional cultures. Journal of Social Work Practice In The Addictions, 10(4), 343–362.

Pagano, M. E., Post, S. G., & Johnson, S. M. (2011). Alcoholics Anonymous-related helping and the helper therapy principle. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 29(1), 21–23. 

Patry, E., Bratberg, J. P., Buchanan, A., Paiva, A. L., Balestrieri, S., & Matson, K. L. (2018). Rx for addiction and medication safety: An evaluation of teen education for opioid misuse prevention. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2018.07.006

Pinderup, P., Thylstrup, B., & Hesse, M. (2016). Critical review of dual diagnosis training for mental health professionals. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 14(5), 856-872.

Pitt, A. L., Humphreys, K., & Brandeau, M. L. (2018). Modeling health benefits and harms of public policy responses to the US opioid epidemic. American Journal of Public Health, 108(10), 1394-1400.

Prakash, S., Ambekar, A., & Dayal, P. (2016). Occasional alcohol use, relapse to opioids and the role of disulfiram. Journal of Substance Use, 21(3), 228-229.

Robinson, S. M. (2017). “Alcoholic” or “Person with alcohol use disorder”? Applying person-first diagnostic terminology in the clinical domain. Substance Abuse, 38(1), 9-14.

Tallaksen, A. (2017). The narcotic clinic in New Orleans, 1919–21. Addiction, 112(9), 1680-1685.

Vilardaga, R., Luoma, J. B., Hayes, S. C., Pistorello, J., Levin, M. E., Hildebrandt, M. J., …Kohlenberg, M. J. (2011). Burnout among the addiction counseling workforce: The differential roles of mindfulness and values-based processes and work-site factors. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 40(4), 323–335. 

Vo, H. T., Robbins, E., Westwood, M., Lezama, D., & Fishman, M. (2016). Relapse prevention medications in community treatment for young adults with opioid addiction. Substance Abuse, 37(3), 392-397.

Walitzer, K. S., Dermen, K. H., Barrick, C., & Shyhalla, K. (2015). Modeling the innovation–decision process: dissemination and adoption of a motivational interviewing preparatory procedure in addiction outpatient clinics. Journal of substance abuse treatment, 57, 18-29.

Ward, K. (2018). The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 23(1), 331-333.

White, W. L. (2010). Nonclinical addiction recovery support services: History, rationale, models, potentials, and pitfalls. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 28(3), 256–272. 

Xu, Y., Harmon-Darrow, C., & Frey, J. J. (2019). Rethinking professional quality of life for social workers: Inclusion of ecological self-care barriers. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 29(1), 11-25.

Other Readings

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