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Bartholomew, Norma G and Simpson, D Dwayne [Institute of Behavioral Research, TCU] . (1993) Straight ahead: transition skills for recovery. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University. Institute of Behavioral Research. 220 p.

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This manual provides substance abuse treatment professionals with a step-by-step curriculum for leading a 10-part workshop designed to reinforce key recovery concepts. The emphasis is on building and enhancing support networks for recovery in the community (12-step, family, friends) and on helping clients improve social skills, problem-solving, and perceptions of self-efficacy that foster recovery maintenance. The manual provides an easy-to-follow format for leading each 2-hour group session, including lecture notes, exercises and activities, discussion questions, and handouts.

Topics covered include:
• Maintaining recovery efforts
• Social networks and recovery
• Finding a support group
• Family issues
• Communication and coping skills
• Managing stress and anger
• Planning for the future


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Manual
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Psychosocial treatment method, Rehabilitation/Recovery
Source:Institute of Behavioral Research, TCU
Date:1993
Pages:220 p.
Publisher:Texas Christian University. Institute of Behavioral Research
Place of Publication:Fort Worth
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Inclusion and exclusion
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family and substance use > Substance related family problems
F Concepts in psychology > Motivation
VA Geographic area > United States
N Communication, information and education > Education and training > Affective and interpersonal education > Skills building
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Natural history of substance use > Recovery
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Rehabilitation
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family structure > Family support
F Concepts in psychology > Skills
F Concepts in psychology > Learning

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