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Whitter, Melanie [ATTC Network] . (2006) Strengthening professional identity: challenges of the addictions treatment workforce. A framework for discussion. Rockville, MD: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 96 p.

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This report from the United States summarizes trends in addictions treatment and the challenges that confront the treatment workforce. The recommendations in this report reflect some of the best thinking in the field and are intended to provide momentum for ongoing discussions among stakeholders about specific implementation strategies. This document focuses on all professionals who provide addictions treatment and recovery support services—addictions counselors, physicians, psychologists, nurses, outreach and intake workers, case managers, social workers, marriage and family therapists, recovery support workers and clergy.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Education and training
Source:ATTC Network
Date:December 2006
Pages:96 p.
Publisher:Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Place of Publication:Rockville, MD
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Organisational development
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Organisational development > Workforce / staff skills and training
T Demographic characteristics > Substance or health care worker
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse / Midwife
T Demographic characteristics > Counsellor / Therapist
T Demographic characteristics > Social worker
VA Geographic area > United States

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