Substance abuse treatment

HUS 2421 Lesson 10 **Book Course readings**
Required text: Stevens, P. & Smith, R.L. (2013). Substance abuse
counseling: Theory and Practice (5th ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.

Chapter 11
Chapter 11 explores some of the populations which are typically encountered during a counselor’s substance abuse career. It has become ever more important that the needs of special populations be addressed through the treatment process in order to maximize treatment outcomes. This chapter is designed to enhance your understanding of these groups.
Learner Objectives
* Discuss the treatment issues faced when treating women
* Discuss the treatment issues faced when treating gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered persons
* Discuss the treatment issues faced when treating people with disabilities
* Discuss the treatment issues faced when treating children and adolescents
* Discuss the treatment issues faced when treating the elderly, and lastly, people battling homelessness.

Lesson 10 Discussion Question

Please follow all the instructions for this assignment.
Choose 1 of the 2 options below for your discussion board assignment.

IMPORTANT PLEASE: In the subject line, type either: “Risk Factors of Special Populations” or “Women being Underrepresented in Substance Abuse Treatment”

Respond and give feedback to 2 of your classmates.

1. Chapter 11 describes several select special populations.

Please pick one of these special populations and discuss the risk factors, and treatment options for this population.


2. Why do you think women are underrepresented in substance abuse treatment?

Discuss several factors to support your hypothesis.

Post your response to the above in the Discussion Board (250 words minimum)


Order a unique copy of this paper
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

We value our customers and so we ensure that what we do is 100% original..
With us you are guaranteed of quality work done by our qualified experts.Your information and everything that you do with us is kept completely confidential.

Money-back guarantee

At, You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

The Product ordered is guaranteed to be original. Orders are checked by the most advanced anti-plagiarism software in the market to assure that the Product is 100% original. The Company has a zero tolerance policy for plagiarism.

Read more

Free-revision policy

The Free Revision policy is a courtesy service that the Company provides to help ensure Customer’s total satisfaction with the completed Order. To receive free revision the Company requires that the Customer provide the request within fourteen (14) days from the first completion date and within a period of thirty (30) days for dissertations.

Read more

Privacy policy

The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the Customer and it will never resell or share any of Customer’s personal information, including credit card data, with any third party. All the online transactions are processed through the secure and reliable online payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By placing an order with at HomeworkCheg, you agree to the service we provide. We will endear to do all that it takes to deliver a comprehensive paper as per your requirements. We also count on your cooperation to ensure that we deliver on this mandate.

Read more

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages