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The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook

The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook

Third Edition

© 2017 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook is an evidence-based program that uses treatments including motivational enhancement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. It provides a venue for clients to write down their thoughts and experiences as they progress through treatment. The Third Edition of the workbook takes the patient through all 12 steps of recovery and continues to include chapters on honesty and preventing relapse. 

About the Author

Robert R. Perkinson is the clinical director of Keystone Treatment Center in Canton, South Dakota. He is a licensed psychologist; licensed marriage & family therapist; internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor; and a nationally certified gambling counselor and supervisor. In addition to the best-selling The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Client Workbook, Third Edition, Dr. Perkinson is the author of Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide, Fifth Edition and The Gambling Addiction Client Workbook, Third Edition.

Chemical Use History
Step One
Step Two
A Power Greater Than Ourselves  
Step Three
The Moral Law  
The Key to Step Three  
How to Turn It Over  
How to Pray  
How to Meditate  
Step Four
Personality Defects  
Physical Liabilities  
The Way to Recovery  
We Stay on Track Through Action  
Physical Assets  
Mental Assets  
The Autobiography  
Step Five
Step Six
Step Seven
Step Eight
Step Nine
Step Ten
Step Eleven
Step Twelve
Stress Management
Day 1  
Day 2  
Day 3  
Day 4  
Day 5  
Day 6  
Day 7  
Exercise Program  
Changing Your Lifestyle  
Problem Solving Skills  
Developing Pleasurable Activities  
Social Skills  
Relapse Prevention
Relapse Is a Process  
The Relapse Warning Signs  
Interpersonal Factors  
When You Experience a Warning Sign  
Positive Outcome Expectations  
Negative Emotions  
A Plan to Deal With Negative Emotions  
Social Pressure  
High-Risk Friends  
High-Risk Social Situations  
Interpersonal Conflict  
Positive Feelings  
Plans to Cope With Positive Feelings  
Test Control  
How to See Through the First Use  
Lapse and Relapse  
The Behavior Chain  
How to Cope With Triggers  
How to Cope With Craving  
A Daily Relapse Prevention Plan  
Social Support System  
People Who Can Help You in Recovery  
Personal Recovery Plan
Statement of Commitment  
Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery
First Day  
First Week  
First Month  
First 3 Months  
First 6 Months  
By the First Year  
Instructions for Logging Into Online Recovery Support  
Appendix. Daily Craving Record
About the Author
Recovery Journal
Key features
  • Sections for each of the 12 steps include exercises to further guide recovery.
  • New photos and cartoons make the text more enjoyable.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Section 1 - Honesty

Section 2 - Step One

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ISBN: 9781506307428