Glossary of Adolescence and Substance Abuse
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- kids who use alcohol commonly have this disorder also
- Marijuana is a gateway drug to?
- using crack
- when is a child more vulnerable to taking drugs
- during periods of transition.ie, moving up a grade to a new school,puberty,family divorce
- what are some indicators that a child is at risk or using?
- antisocial, conduct disorder,rebelliusness,aggresiveness,alientation,isolation depression,high tolerance for deviance,poor impulse control, care less attitude
- What are some family risk factors
- parents substance abuse,chaotic home life,conflicts,physical/sexual abuse, poor parenting
- Environmental Risk factors
- peer groups
poor school performance
- How do you reach an adolescent abusing drugs
- he has to be rejected by his peer group
- What are some consequences to the drug abusing adolescent
- academic difficulty,
- Warning signs of teenage drug abuse
- less time for family
not coming home on time
spending a lot of time in their room
changes in appetite
withdrawal from responsibilities
- how many signs are necessary to seriously consider drug abuse is happening
- any 6 signs in any area
- what are three reasons adolescents use drugs
- 1. coping mechanism
3. peer motivation
- what percentage of adolescens in treatment have co-occuring disordeers
- What is a very effective tool for dealing with a adolescent in denial of drug use?
- a child experiences a brain growth spurt at what age?
- ages 13-16
- what parts of the brain are growing fastest and what is their primary responsibility
- the pre-frontal and the frontal, control our ability to pay attentiona and self regulate impulses
- In the brain the "hippocampus" is growing rapidly between ages 13-16
What is this responsible for
- memory,taking in new information,storing , retrieving
- what drug affects the hippocampus directly
- MARIjuana, affects the memory, ability to store/retrieve data, can permanently damage
- what is "plasticity"
- the ability to recover connections in the frontal, pre-frontal parts of the brain
- does the hippocampus experience "plasticity"
- What is a very effective method to aid in adolescent recovery
- Strong educational "teaching" of coping skills-problem solving,feelings,drug effects,
dealing with rejection
- what are some concrete ways for a counselor to build rapport with an adolescent
- showing facts
reducing authority role
match level of vocabulary
speak to their ego (show them you understand how they feel)
- most drug abusing adolescents are stuck in which stage
- ego-centric, rigid thinking
- what is multi-modal counseling
- # of sensory channels, be creative when working with children,drawing,physed,music,discussuons,guest speaker,outdoors
- name the 3 treatment approaches
- MDFT-multidimensional family therapy
Breif strategic family therapy
- what is the MDFT approach?
- meeting the family, determining family norms of interaction,see where kids fit in family
- What is the multisystemic approach?
- -collaborating with a # of systems that interact with the child ie,shcool,probation,doctors etc
- what is the contingency method approach/
- - using behavioral techniques to change the way a child thinks and feels, using reinforcement and reward
- What is breif strategic family therapy
- "using is a result of family problem. designed to not let the kid be scapegoated.
Introduces cognitive techniques and coping skills to the family members
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