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"Braun-Harvey's guide merits to develop into commonly followed at remedy facilities around the usa and past. His technique bargains an efficient technique for mitigating the disgrace that binds humans to their addictions. In doing so, it could support pave how to protracted recovery." --Journal of teams in habit and restoration "The curriculum presents a imaginative and prescient for chemical dependency therapy i've got tried to deal with for a few years. This seems like an procedure that at last meets this need." --Eli Coleman, PhD Director of this system in Human Sexuality collage of Minnesota "In this new evidence-based curriculum Doug Braun-Harvey demanding situations our attitudes and ideology, in addition to our conventional methods of supplying remedy .This fabric on sexual future health might help to supply a lacking piece for lots of recuperating addicts." --Stephanie S. Covington,PhD, LCSW writer, ladies and dependancy: A Gender-Responsive process For women and men in dependancy restoration, sexual habit associated with drug or alcohol use is just too frequently the first reason behind relapse. while sexuality isn't really at once and definitely addressed in drug and alcohol therapy, it might lead to therapy failure or relapse. This workforce facilitator's consultant introduces a pioneering, evidence-based curriculum, designed to combine recommendations of sexual well-being, present intercourse learn, and up to date advancements in relapse prevention learn. With this consultant, workforce facilitators can supply consumers a favorable and secure discussion board during which to appreciate and alter their sex/drug- associated behaviors. Key positive aspects: calls for no really expert education, and will be built-in right into a large choice of remedy courses with all kinds of consumers comprises lesson plans on relationship and relationships, spirituality and sexuality, non-consensual intercourse, out-of-control sexual habit, and extra entire with instructed staff actions, guided discussions, questions, function- performs, and extra Has been confirmed to enhance buyer retention and reduce sexual behavioral difficulties

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Practice rating levels of relapse risk with other women and men in drug and alcohol treatment. Learn the stop and think recovery skill for responding to sexual situations during and following treatment. Practice essential self-reflection skills before entering sexual situations. CHANGE GOALS ■ ■ ■ Normalize necessity to consider relapse risk as part of sexual life in recovery. Increase skills in self-reflection prior to entering sexual situations. Increase skills in critically evaluating sex /drug-linked relapse risk in sexual situations.

Wohlsifer, PhD, a Pennsylvania sex researcher. Dr. Wohlsifer Introduction 17 conducted qualitative interviews and analyzed the sexual beliefs and behaviors of six men who have had sex with other men while using crystal methamphetamine (CMSM) for his doctoral dissertation. Although entirely unrelated to our research (at the time, Dr. Wohlsifer was unaware of this curriculum), his findings supported our outcome findings: “Shame about their homosexual sexual behavior appeared to play a key role in motivating these men to use crystal.

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