Introduction to Chemical Dependence [Handouts].
New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Bureau of Training. Research Foundation of SUNY. Buffalo State College. Center for Development of Human Services. New York State Child Welfare Training Institute.
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These handouts explore the relationship between child maltreatment and substance abuse and explains chemical dependency. Facts about women and drug abuse and their risk factors for drug abuse are shared, as well as information on necessary elements of treatment training programs for women, characteristics of addiction and dependence, and factors contributing to chemical dependence. A glossary of drugs is then provided that identifies the street names of each drug, methods of use, effects, prevalence, chronic abuse, and signs and symptoms of use. Additional information is provided on the addictive properties of different drugs, various models of chemical dependency and treatment, characteristics of different outpatient treatment programs, signs of relapse, components for recovery, and the 12 steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous program.
child abuse; child neglect; substance abuse; substance abusing mothers; substance abusing parents; co-occurrence; foster parents training; parent education; curricula; new york