Home > Books > Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals
Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals
View PDF

Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Taleff, Michael J.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-11824-0
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

In this, the first guide to critical thinking for counselors in the addiction and mental health counseling fields, the author takes a yardstick to the many fallacies that permeate the unscientific fields of addiction and mental health counseling and offers skills in critical analysis that will both improve individual treatment and the field at large.

Addiction professionals make decisions everyday that impact peoples lives. Sometimes these decisions are solid, and sometimes they are the result of flawed thinking, which often results from myths and generalizations that are perpetuated in the field. Thinking flaws are common not just in counselors, but in supervisors, administrators, and presenters, and can lead to potentially negative outcomes both for clients and for programs.

In this easy-to-read guide--the first to bring together critical thinking and addiction work--critical thinking expert and addiction professional Dr. Michael J. Taleff offers readers the tools they need to think critically and make better decisions.

Readers learn:
* To evaluate their critical thinking abilities
* The characteristics of a critical thinking professional
* What drives bad thinking in addiction work
* How to recognize and avoid thinking fallacies
* The ethics and consequences of using critical thinking

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Taleff, Michael J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-11824-0
  • Specialty:
    Substance Abuse
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 176
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2006

Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid® Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Over 5 million bibliographic records derived from over 3,700 international, unembargoed journals.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Journal of Nursing Administration JONA is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership.
JOTM
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Nursing Diagnosis
Outlines the major diagnoses listed by NANDA-I in order to help nurses and students create care plans for patients with any range of ailments.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®
This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.