Incorporating Spirituality and the Strengths Perspective into Social Work Practice with Addicted Individuals

@article{Okundaye2001IncorporatingSA,
  title={Incorporating Spirituality and the Strengths Perspective into Social Work Practice with Addicted Individuals},
  author={J. Okundaye and P. Smith and C. Lawrence-Webb},
  journal={Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions},
  year={2001},
  volume={1},
  pages={65 - 82}
}
Abstract In the last two decades, the social work profession began to confront the professional avoidance of alcoholics and other drug addicts, and discussions of spirituality. While acknowledging the importance of 12-Step Programs of Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous, we also acknowledge that spirituality is a major aspect of addiction and recovery from an addiction. The authors present the Strengths Perspective and apply key concepts to Steps 1-3 of the 12-Steps to increase our understanding of… Expand
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