Social Work 440 Research Guide

This guide is designed as an add-on to the main Social Work research guide. This guide goes beyond the more general content of the main research guide and focuses on addiction and the treatment of addiction as addressed in SWK440.

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Abstinence Approaches to Addiction Treatment

A thought provoking column by Geoff Thompson, the executive director of the International Network on Personal Meaning:

Abstinence Approaches to Addiction Treatment: http://www.meaning.ca/archives/archive/art_ED_col_may_06_abstinence-addition-treatment_G_Thompson.htm

Harm Reduction & Abstinence Only

12 Step based programs   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK64351/

History of Harm Reduction· Provenance and Politics   http://www.globaldrugpolicy.org/Issues/Vol%201%20Issue%203/History%20of%20Harm%20Reduction.pdf

Moderation Management or Abstinence   https://www.thefix.com/content/moderation-vs-abstinence-its-war?page=all

Webstie for Moderation Management   http://www.moderation.org/

Study: Alcohol, Drug Abuse Counselors Don't Always Require Total Abstinence  http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2012/11/alcohol-drug-abuse.aspx

America neglecting it’s Addiction Problem   https://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/policy-dose/2015/06/01/america-is-neglecting-its-addiction-problem

NIH Alcohol Stats and Facts  https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics

CDC  Prevalence of Alcohol Addiction among adults  https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2014/14_0329.htm

 

Welcome SWK 440 Students

This page is dedicated to resources and information that will be especially useful to those students enrolled in SWK 440: Addictions.  You will find an assortment of quality government and professional resources ranging from Ebooks, journal articles and websites.  The site is still under construction, so check back often for updates and additional great resources to use in your Social Work research.

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