Assignment 1: Discussionâ€”Barriers and Differences in Treating Women
Treating substance-abusing women can be a completely different entity from treating men. Often, women who abuse substances face significant barriers when seeking treatment, and are often in need of therapeutic techniques specifically tailored to suit their needs.
Keeping this in mind, and using the textbook, lecture materials, and other scholarly resources, respond to the following questions:
Write your initial response in approximately 300â€“400 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
By Saturday, August 6, 2016, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, August 10, 2016, review and comment on at least two peersâ€™ responses. When writing your responses, comment on how women seeking treatment are in need of counseling tailored specifically to their needs.
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