Children of Substance-Abusing Parents: Dynamics and by Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner PhD CAS, Christine Huff

By Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner PhD CAS, Christine Huff Fewell PhD LCSW CASA

Childrens of Substance-Abusing mom and dad: Dynamics and therapy is a priceless reference for all psychological well-being execs and scholars who have to comprehend and deal with this inhabitants. It bargains a useful examine cures and programmatic interventions around the existence span and fills a massive hole within the present literature. The participants contain a wide selection of specialists who supply updated evidence-based medical and programmatic techniques for operating with kids of alcohol and different substance-abusing mom and dad of any age and in nearly any perform environment. This hugely steered publication is a necessary source for all practitioners and scholars excited by this very huge, yet usually hidden staff of people and households. – Sis Wenger President/CEO nationwide organization for kids of Alcoholics Parental drug abuse and alcoholism have an vastly damaging influence on youngsters and children. childrens whose mom and dad be afflicted by drug abuse or alcoholism frequently face a number of actual, psychological, and behavioral matters. they're at a better danger for melancholy, nervousness, low self-worth, and dependancy, and in addition are recognized to have negative university attendance, trouble concentrating, and reduce IQ ratings. This publication bargains healthiness care practitioners proactive courses and cutting edge options to exploit with this weak inhabitants. Taking a entire, existence path process, the authors talk about the results and interventions on the prenatal level, via youth, youth, younger maturity, and maturity. With this booklet, social employees and well-being care practitioners might help check and intrude with young children of substance abusing parents.Key issues: Dynamics in households with substance abusing mom and dad and therapy implications matters around the lifestyles span of kids of substance abusing mom and dad Prevention and early intervention courses for pregnant girls who abuse elements courses for teenagers, youth, students, and youngsters with incarcerated mom and dad

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Books, pamphlets, and videotapes issued by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics, Al-Anon, and individual authors offer useful information for children of substance abusers at various age levels and can be easily provided by schools, foster care agencies, and treatment facilities. Impact of Parental Substance Use on Adolescents An estimated 10% of adolescent children live with a substance-abusing parent (SAMHSA, 2008). Although less susceptible than younger children to being physically harmed by their parents, adolescents with substanceabusing parents are at high risk for suffering other negative consequences affecting their physical, emotional, and behavioral health.

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