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I need 7 weekly discussion questions answered by 12.16.2020 at 12:00 p.m. I’ve listed the textbooks for the course. Under each discussion, I’ve listed the readings/topics for that week. 

Textbooks: 

Straussner, S. (2014). Clinical Work with Substance Abusing Clients. (3rd Ed.). New York, NY:

Guildford Press.

McNeece, C. A. & DiNitto, D. M. (2012). Chemical dependency: A systems approach (4th ed.).

Week 1 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

APA Format

READINGS/TOPICS: 

1. Burke, A. C., & Clapp, J.D. (1997). Ideology and social work practice in substance abuse settings.

Social Work, 42(6), 552-562.

2. NASW Standards for social work practice with client with substance use disorder- (Canvas Article)

3. Straussner- Chapters 1

4. McNeece- Chapters 1 & 2

5. Straussner- Chapter 2

6. McNeece- Chapters 3 & 4

7. Erickson, C. K., & White, W. L. (2009). The neurobiology of addiction recovery. Alcoholism

Treatment Quarterly, 27(3), 338-345. doi:10.1080/07347320903014255

8. Dackis, C., & O’Brien, C. (2005). Neurobiology of addiction: Treatment and public policy

ramifications. Nature Neuroscience, 8(11), 1431-1436. doi:10.1038/nn1105-1431

Week 2 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. Straussner- Chapter 3-5

2. McNeece- Chapters 5-7

3. APA (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed). Washington, DC- Pgs

733-748

4. NIDA (2012). Screening for drug use in general medical settings: Resource guide.

APA (2013). DSM V, section: Substance related and addictive behaviors, pgs 481-591 & Conditions for

future study, 792-798.

5. Wakefield, J. C. (2013). DSM-5: An overview of changes and controversies. Clinical Social Work

Journal, 41(2), 139-154.

6. Compton, W.M., Dawson, D.A., Goldstein, R.B, & Grant, B.F. (2013). Crosswalk between DSM-IV

dependence and DSM-5 substance use disorders for opioids, cannabis, cocaine and alcohol. Journal of

drug and alcohol dependence.

7. Arnaout, B., & Petrakis, I.L. (2008). Diagnosing co-morbid drug use in patients with alcohol use

disorders. Alcohol Research & Health, 31, 148-154.

Week 3 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. Straussner- Chapters 17-22

2. McNeece- Chapters 9, 12, 14 & 15

3. APA (2013). DSM V- Cultural formulation 749-759 & Glossary of cultural concepts pgs 833-837

4. Cosden, M., Panteleakos, F., Gutierrez, L., Barazani, S., & Gottheil, E. (2004). Strength-Based

Assessment of Adolescents Who Abuse Drugs: Implications for Helping High-Risk Youth.

California School Psychologist, 9115-126.

5. (Video)- Voices from the Harbor: Women’s experiences of pregnancy, addiction, and recovery –

6. (Video)- What everyone needs to know when working with LGBT- http://vimeo.com/25352944

7. Straussner- Ch 8 & 16

8. McNeece- Ch 11 & 13

9. TIP 42- Substance abuse treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders- Chapter 4

10. Potenza, M.N. (2007). Impulse control disorders and co-occurring disorders: Dual diagnosis

considerations. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 3, 47-57.

11. Quello, S.B., Brady, K.T., Sonne, S.C. (2005). Mood disorders and substance use disorder: A

complex comorbidity. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 3(1), 13-21.

Week 4 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. Straussner- Chapter 6

2. McNeece- Chapter 8

3. TIP 35: Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Chapter 1-3

4. (Video) Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Change Across Boundaries –

5. 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. doi:10.1080/15332560902852052

6. Groshkova, T. (2010). Motivation in substance misuse treatment. Addiction Research & Theory, 18(5),

494-510. doi:10.3109/16066350903362875

7. Ryan, S. A., Martel, S., Pantalon, M., Martino, S., Tetrault, J., Thung, S. F., & … D’Onofrio, G. (2012).

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Alcohol and Other Drug Use

among Adolescents: Evaluation of a Pediatric Residency Curriculum. Substance Abuse, 33(3), 251-260.

8. (Video) Motivational Enhancement Therapy- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78DObvkE0R0&feature=relmfu

Week 5 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. Straussner- Chapter 10 &11

2. McHugh, R.K., Hearon, B.A., & Otto, M.W. (2010). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for substance use

disorder. Psychiatric Clinicas of North America, 33, 511-525.

3. Straussner- Chapter 7, 9, & 12

4. Lushin, V., & Anastas, J. W. (2011). Harm reduction in substance abuse treatment: Pragmatism as

an epistemology for social work practice. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 11(1),

96-100. doi:10.1080/1533256X.2011.546205

5. Järvinen, M. (2008). Approaches to methadone treatment: Harm reduction in theory and practice.

Sociology Of Health & Illness, 30(7), 975-991. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01094.x

6. Järvinen, M., & Andersen, D. (2009). The making of the chronic addict. Substance Use & Misuse,

44(6), 865-885. doi:10.1080/10826080802486103

7. (Video) An overview of Medication Assisted Treatment- http://vimeo.com/20106958

Week 6 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. Straussner- Chapter 13-15

2. McNeece- Chapter 10

3. TIP 39- Substance abuse treatment and family therapy- Chapters 1-5

4. O’Farrell, T.J. & Schein, A.Z. (2000). Behavioral couples therapy for alcoholism and drug abuse.

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 18, 51-54.

5. Robbins, M. S., Feaster, D. J., Horigian, V. E., Rohrbaugh, M., Shoham, V., Bachrach, K., & …

Szapocznik, J. (2011). Brief Strategic Family Therapy versus Treatment as Usual: Results of a

Multisite Randomized Trial for Substance Using Adolescents. Journal Of Consulting And Clinical

Psychology, 79(6), 713-727.

6. Fraser, J. S., Solovey, A. D., Grove, D., Lee, M. Y., & Greene, G. J. (2012). Integrative Families and

Systems Treatment: A Middle Path toward Integrating Common and Specific Factors in Evidence-

Based Family Therapy. Journal Of Marital And Family Therapy, 38(3), 515-528.

6. TIP 41- Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy, Chapters 1-6

7. (Video) Intensive Outpatient Treatment- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri3rShj4S_4

Week 7 Discussion Board

Instructions

Carefully read the following instructions for every component of this assignment. Remember there are two parts to this assignment.

Part 1 – Individual Assignment

Find a recent news article (2015 or newer) that relates to the content discussed in that week’s class. You have broad discretion in choosing this article. The important part is that the article is, in some way, related to the week’s content.

In a few sentences, provide a brief summary of the article (the key points, particularly those that you find relevant to the week’s content).

Describe how the article is related to the week’s content.

Describe what new conclusions, insights, or understanding you have about the article after considering it within the context of what we learned this week. This is the most important part of the assignment – the goal here is to integrate what you learned this week into the way you are thinking about this article to come up with new insights or understanding that you wouldn’t have had before understanding this material.

Students are required to include the article on initial posting

READINGS/TOPICS:

1. TIP 13- The role and current status of patient placement criteria in the treatment of substance use

disorders- Chapters 1-7

2. TIP 51- Addressing the specific needs of Women- Chapter 5

3. TIP 29- substance use disorder treatment for people with physical & cognitive disabilities- Chapter 3

4. TIP 32- Treatment of Adolescents with Substance use Disorders- Chapter 2