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Published: 19 July 2018

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780190496517

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Screening, Assessment, and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Evidence-based practices, community and organizational setting in the era of integrated care

Lena Lundgren and Ivy Krull

Evidence-Based Practices

  • Features a critical review of existing research on evidence-based practices
  • Includes a systematic review of evidence on screening, assessment, and treatment for substance use disorder
  • Offers a historical perspective on the development of substance use as a disorder
  • Grounds the discussion about evidence-based practices in health disparities and organizational, community, and policy settings
  • Considers the impact of the Affordable Care Act on substance use disorder treatment models
  • Provides critical resources that social workers can use in the field
  • Explains addiction and substance use disorder from a biopsychosocial perspective
  • Discusses evidence-based treatment practices responding to alcohol and opioid epidemic

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