Critical Thinking for Addiction Professionals

Synopsis

""Dr. Taleff has provided an insightful analysis of the kinds of thinking errors often made by counselors. The text should be required reading in all areas of health and human services. The concepts and discussion are as valuable to experienced helpers as they are to novices.""

-Gregory Blevins, Ph. D., Professor, Governors State University Readers learn:"" To evaluate their critical thinking abilities"" The characteristics of a critical thinking professional"" What drives bad thinking in addiction work"" How to recognize and avoid thinking fallacies"" The ethics and consequences of using critical thinking

Thinking flaws, which often result from myths and generalizations in the field of therapy, are common not just in counselors, but in supervisors and administrators. This user-friendly guide, presented by critical thinking expert and addiction professional Dr. Michael J. Taleff, is the first to bring together critical thinking and addiction work. Taleff offers readers the tools they need to think critically and make better decisions.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2006