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Professional Development Blog – December

From the Librarian

Welcome to the December PD Blog. This month, we feature useful resources including an acronym and slang directory, free training on motivational interviewing, webinars on comorbidity guidelines as well as our e-book of the month ‘Narrative CBT: Distinctive Features‘ by John Rhodes. If you need assistance accessing any of our resources just get in touch! We’ll be pleased to help you find what you are looking for.

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Latest Journal Articles

Library Database

Balkin, R. S., Lenz, A. S., Dell’Aquila, J., Gregory, H. M., Rines, M. N., & Swinford, K. E. (2019). Meta‐Analysis of Integrated Primary and Behavioral Health Care Interventions for Treating Substance Use Among Adults. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 40(2), 84-95.

Getty, C. A., Morande, A., Lynskey, M., Weaver, T., & Metrebian, N. (2019). Mobile telephone‐delivered contingency management interventions promoting behaviour change in individuals with substance use disorders: a meta‐analysis. Addiction114(11), 1915-1925.

Hinsley, K., Kelly, P. J., & Davis, E. (2019). Experiences of patient‐centred care in alcohol and other drug treatment settings: A qualitative study to inform design of a patient‐reported experience measure. Drug and Alcohol Review38(6), 664-673.

Livingston, M., & Callinan, S. (2019). Examining Australia’s heaviest drinkers. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health43(5), 451-456.

McCutcheon, V. V., Bucholz, K. K., Houston‐Ludlam, A. N., & Heath, A. C. (2019). Elevated maternal and child mortality among women with multiple DUI convictions compared with socio‐demographically matched controls. Addiction114(11), 1981-1991.

Raftery, D., Kelly, P. J., Deane, F. P., Mcketin, R., Baker, A. L., Turner, A., & Dean, O. M. (2019). Measuring cognitive insight in people with problematic substance use: An exploration of the factor validity of the Beck Cognitive Insight Scale. Drug and Alcohol Review, 38(6), 622-629.

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Open Access Articles

Au, M., Anandakumar, A. D., Preston, R., Ray, R. A., & Davis, M. (2019). A model explaining refugee experiences of the Australian healthcare system: a systematic review of refugee perceptions. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 19(1), 22.

Charak, R., Villarreal, L., Schmitz, R. M., Hirai, M., & Ford, J. D. (2019). Patterns of childhood maltreatment and intimate partner violence, emotion dysregulation, and mental health symptoms among lesbian, gay, and bisexual emerging adults: a three-step latent class approach. Child abuse & neglect, 89, 99-110.

Gilchrist, G., Dennis, F., Radcliffe, P., Henderson, J., Howard, L. M., & Gadd, D. (2019). The interplay between substance use and intimate partner violence perpetration: A meta-ethnography. International Journal of Drug Policy, 65, 8-23.

McKee, S. A., & Hilton, N. Z. (2019). Co-occurring substance use, PTSD, and IPV victimization: Implications for female offender services. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 20(3), 303-314.

Online Resources

Free Training

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Mind the Gap Webinar

Overview of the evidence-based National Comorbidity Guidelines and an accompanying online training program.

E-Book of the Month

Rhodes, J. (201Narrative CBT : Distinctive Feature3). Narrative CBT : Distinctive Features. Hoboken: Routledge.

The popularity of using narrative, metaphor and building solutions in CBT has increased in recent years. Narrative CBT, part of the third wave of cognitive therapies, recognises the importance of helping to build new ideas and practices in order to create change, examining a person’s multiple and evolving narratives and their behaviour as intrinsically meaningful. In Narrative CBT, John Rhodes presents the features of NCBT in thirty key points. The first fifteen summarise how the theory of narrative can clarify difficulties with emotions, motives and interactions and address how rebuilding confidence and trust is crucial for change to be achieved. In the second half of the book, case conceptualisation and the techniques of NCBT are explained and illustrated. Narrative, solution-orientated and CBT techniques are integrated and specific NCBT approaches for trauma, depression and OCD are highlighted. Ideal for clinical and counselling psychologists, both established and in training, psychotherapists and all professionals carrying out therapy in the field of mental health, this book clearly and accessibly presents the techniques and key concepts of Narrative CBT.

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