Leslisti fyrir NCAC próf

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The following reference material is suggested for use in the preparation for National Certification Examinations in the areas of alcohol and/or drug abuse counseling. The list does not attempt to include all acceptable references nor is it suggested that the Examinations are necessarily based on these references.

  • Alcoholics Anonymous. World Services Organization, New York, 1990.
  • Alcohol and Health. (The 8th Special Report to the U.S. Congress). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. (Document Number ADM 94-3699).
  • Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism. 2nd Edition. Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, 1989.
  • Bissell, Le Clair and J. Royce. Ethics for Addiction Professionals. Hazelden, 1994.
  • Blum, Kenneth, PhD and J. Payne. Alcohol & the Addicted Brain. The Free Press, Division of Macmillan Inc., NY 1991.
  • Brown, Stephanie. Treating the Alcoholic: A Developmental Model of Recovery. John Wiley & Sons, 1985.
  • Corsini, Raymond J. Current Psychotherapies. F.E. Peacock Publishers Inc. Itasca, IL 1984.
  • Corsini, Raymond J. Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 1994.
  • DOT Alcohol and Drug Rules. Allison Bergen, Editor. Buckley Video Productions, Inc, 1997.
  • Gorski, Terrance T. and M. Miller. Counseling for Relapse Prevention. Independence Press, 1982.
  • Inaba, Darryl S. and William E. Cohen. Uppers, Downers, All-
  • Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Drug Abuse. 2nd Edition. Cinemed, 1993.
  • Kinney and Leaton. Loosening the Grip. Times/Mirror Mosby, 1995.
  • Larsen, Earnie. Stage II Recovery – Life Beyond Addiction. Harper and Row, 1987.
  • Mellody, Pia. Facing Codependence. Harper and Row, 1989.
  • Milam, James R. and K. Ketcham. Under the Influence. Madrona Publishers and Bantam Books, 1981.
  • Miller and Keane. Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health. Sanders, 1987.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (5th Edition). World Service Organization, New York, 1988.
  • Nuckols, Cardwell C. Cocaine. From Dependency to Recovery. TAB Books, 1989.
  • Physicians“ Desk Reference, Medical Economics Data, Current Edition.
  • Radcliffe, Anthony, M.D., Peter Rush, Carol Florror-Sites, and Joseph
  • Cruz, M.D. Pharmer“s Almanac . MAC Publishers, 1993.
  • Rogers, Ronald R. and C.S. McMillan. Don“t Help. A Guide to Working with the Alcoholic. Madrona Publishers, 1988.
  • Sandmaier, Marian. The Invisible Alcoholics. Women and Alcohol Abuse in America, 2nd Edition. McGraw-Hill, 1992.
  • Schuckit, Marc A. Drug and Alcohol Abuse. A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment. Plenum Publishing Corp., 1979.
  • Sumavar, Larry and R. Parter. Intercultural Communication: A Reader. Wadsworth Publishing, Co., Belmont, CA 1988.
  • United States Pharmacopeia, Complete Drug Reference, Consumer Reports Books, 1994.
  • U.S. Government. Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug Testing Programs. 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 40. Department of Transportation, 1991.
  • Williams, Janet B.W., Ed. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, (DSM IV), American Psychiatric association, 1994.

For purposes of clarifying the scope of practice of addiction counselors to certification candidates and to the general public, addiction is defined as the condition or state wherein an individual is physiologically and/or psychologically dependent upon alcohol and/or other drugs.


This bibliography intentionally omits the large number of references specific to each of the individual therapies. Counselors are encouraged to seek and review such references as may be necessary to ensure a fundamental knowledge of each therapy.

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