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The Addiction Treatment Planner, 3rd Edition

The Addiction Treatment Planner, 3rd Edition

Robert R. Perkinson, Arthur E. Jongsma Jr. (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-75425-1

Nov 2005

360 pages

Select type: E-Book



The Addiction Treatment Planner, Third Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.
  • This Third Edition includes new language for evidence-based care that fits mandates set forth by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), which are being adopted by most state accrediting bodies
  • New chapters cover chronic pain, dangerousness/lethality, opioid dependence, and self-care
  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment plans
  • Organized around 42 main presenting problems, including chemical and nonchemical addictions such as substance abuse, eating disorders, schizoid traits, and others
  • Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements describe the behavioral manifestations of each relational problem, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and clinically tested treatment options
  • Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem or DSM-IV-TR diagnosis
  • Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies (including HCFA, JCAHO, and NCQA)
Contents Listed by ASAM Assessment Dimensions.

PracticePlanners® Series Preface.


Adult-Child-of-an-Alcoholic (ACOA) Traits (Dimension 3).

Anger (Dimension 3).

Antisocial Behavior (Dimension 3).

Anxiety (Dimension 3).

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; Dimension 3).

Attention-Deficit/Inattentive Disorder (ADD; Dimension 3).

Borderline Traits (Dimension 3).

Childhood Trauma (Dimension 3).

Chronic Pain (Dimension 2).

Dangerousness/Lethality (Dimension 3).

Dependent Traits (Dimension 3).

Depression (Dimension 3).

Eating Disorders (Dimension 3).

Family Conflicts (Dimension 3).

Gambling (Dimension 3).

Grief/Loss Unresolved (Dimension 3).

Impulsivity (Dimension 3).

Legal Problems (Dimension 3).

Living Environment Deficiency (Dimension 3).

Mania/Hypomania (Dimension 3).

Medical Issues (Dimension 2).

Narcissistic Traits (Dimension 3).

Nicotine Abuse/Dependence (Dimension 1).

Occupational Problems (Dimension 6).

Opioid Dependence (Dimension 1).

Oppositional Defiant Behavior (Dimension 3).

Parent-Child Relational Problem (Dimension 6).

Partner Relational Conflicts (Dimension 6).

Peer Group Negativity (Dimension 6).

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD; Dimension 3).

Psychosis (Dimension 3).

Relapse Proneness (Dimension 5).

Self-Care Deficits--Primary (Dimension 3).

Self-Care Deficits—Secondary (Dimension 3).

Sexual Promiscuity (Dimension 3).

Social Anxiety/Skills Deficit (Dimension 3).

Spiritual Confusion (Dimension 3).

Substance Abuse/Dependence (Dimension 1).

Substance-Induced Disorders (Dimension 1).

Substance Intoxication/Withdrawal (Dimension 1).

Suicidal Ideation (Dimension 3).

Treatment Resistance (Dimension 4).

Appendix A. Bibliotherapy Suggestions.

Appendix B. Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with presenting Problems.

Appendix C. Client Satisfaction Surveys: Resource Material.

Appendix D. ASAM Six Assessment Dimensions: A Checklist Example.

  • New interventions that enable practitioners to track patient outcomes, by indicating when to re-test or re-assess using recognized assessment tools.
  • Additional new interventions aimed at measuring patient satisfaction and perception of quality of care, as required by accrediting agencies.
  • Intervention language that follows the mandates of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) which are being adopted at the state level across the US.
  • Five new chapters covering issues such as Chronic Pain and Self-Care Deficits
  • Covers 41 presenting problems, including Chronic Pain, Dangerousness/Lethality, Opioid Dependence, and Self-Care
  • Flexible format which allows practitioners to choose easily between newer evidence based and traditional "best-practices" treatment approaches.