Straight Ahead: Transition Skills for Recovery

Straight Ahead: Transition Skills for Recovery
Authors: N. Bartholomew, D. D.  Simpson, & L. R. Chatham


This manual provides substance abuse treatment counselors with step-by-step curriculum for leading a 10-part workshop for clients designed to reinforce key recovery concepts. The emphasis is on building and enhancing support networks for recovery in the community (12-step, family, friends) and on helping clients improve social skills, problem-solving, and perceptions of self-efficacy that foster recovery maintenance. The manual provides easy-to-follow guidelines for leading each group session, including lecture notes, exercises and activities, discussion questions and handouts.

Topics covered include:

  • Maintaining your recovery efforts
  • Finding a support group
  • Communication and coping skills
  • Planning for the future
  • Social networks and recovery
  • Family issues
  • Managing stress and anger


193 PAGES 1993
T103
USD $19.00
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