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The Addiction Treatment Planner, 3rd Edition

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

ISBN: 978-0-471-75425-1 November 2005 360 Pages


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.