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Description - Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Women in Correctional Settings: Adjunct Provider's Guide by Harvey B. Milkman

This Provider's Guide is an adjunct to the best-selling Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment. This text is specifically designed to meet the needs of practitioners working with female substance abusers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412905930
ISBN-10: 1412905931
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 215mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Harvey B. Milkman

Harvey B. Milkman, PhD received his baccalaureate degree from City College of New York and his doctorate from Michigan State University. He is currently professor of psychology at Metropolitan State College of Denver. His doctoral research was conducted with William Frosch, MD, at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City, on the User's Drug of Choice. From 1980-1981, he completed a sabbatical exploration of addictive behavior in Africa, India, and Southeast Asia; in 1985 he was recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Lectureship award at the National University of Malaysia. He has represented the United States Information Agency as a consultant and featured speaker in Australia, Brazil, Iceland, The Netherlands, Peru, Turkey, and Yugoslavia. He is principle author with Stanley Sunderwirth of "The Chemistry of Craving," and author of "Better than Dope," featured articles in Psychology Today, October, 1983 and April, 2001 respectively. From September 1992-June 2002, he was author, principal investigator, and director of Project Self-Discovery: Artistic Alternatives for High-Risk Youth, a national demonstration model funded by The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Edward Byrne Foundation. Kenneth W. Wanberg, ThD, PhD, has academic concentrations in biology, mathematics, clinical psychology, psychology of religion, psychometrics, quantitative analysis, and interpersonal communication and the psychology of spoken language. He worked as a counselor and clinical psychologist with the Division of Youth Corrections, State of Colorado for 17 years. He has been doing clinical work for 50 years and has had a private practice for 40 years. He has worked as a clinician and researcher in the field of alcohol and drug abuse for over 40 years and in the field of criminal conduct and substance abuse for over 25 years. Barbara Gagliardi received her BA in Psychology from SUNY Albany and her MA in Psychology from Antioch University. She is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Psychology at Metropolitan State College, Denver, where she teaches courses in Violence and Aggression and other topics in Social Psychology. She has decades of experience working with victims and perpetrators of violence in a wide variety of cultural and direct service settings. Recently, she participated in an NIC project assessing the extent and nature of victim services nationwide. She has conducted extensive research and writing for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Denver on such topics as development of culturally-sensitive services; treatment for juvenile offenders; efficacy assessments of treatment with sexual offenders; and development of gender-focused treatment for women offenders.