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.
Latest Journal Articles
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. Addiction. 114(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 Review. 38(6), 664-673.
Livingston, M., & Callinan, S. (2019). Examining Australia’s heaviest drinkers. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43(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. Addiction. 114(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.
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.
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
This workshop develops core skills in working with clients who are ambivalent about making change to their substance use.
AOD Crash Course
This one-day workshop is designed for new and/or non-specialist workers who want to develop a broad understanding of psychoactive drugs and a basic knowledge and skillset in how to support someone who may be experiencing problematic substance use.
Assessing and Managing Withdrawal
The aim of the course is to develop basic knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of withdrawal for people who are dependent on alcohol and other drugs.
Relapse Prevention and Recovery
This workshop will equip workers with practical and positive strategies to assist clients who experience difficulty maintaining their drug use goals including preventing and managing relapse.
AOD Harm Reduction
This course is designed to equip frontline AOD and Mental Health specialists with up-to-date information on generalist and substance-specific harm reduction strategies for AOD clients.
Substance Use Amongst Young People for Carers.
Information, strategies and reflection to support carers in the best way to understand and respond to substance use amongst young people.
The Impact of Parental Substance Abuse
The course takes about an hour to complete, and includes information on the range of potential impacts of parental substance use on a child, including impacts on relationships, and physical and emotional wellbeing.
Mind and Body Balance 2019
Join lead international researchers in nutrition, physical activity and mental health for an
evening of ground breaking research and practical advice to advance your everyday
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. (2013). 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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