TITLE

A Comprehensive Model for Adolescent Chemical Dependency Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Polcin, Douglas L.
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
Journal of Counseling & Development;Jan/Feb92, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p376
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chemical dependency among adolescents continues to present significant challenges to helping professionals. This article discusses the variety of approaches used to treat chemical dependency. An adolescent program that integrates the strengths of different perspectives and techniques is described.
ACCESSION #
9202172246

 

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