Books and Workbooks

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The Beyond Addiction Workbook for Family and Friends:

Evidence-Based Skills to Help a Loved One Make Positive Change

The Beyond Addiction Workbook for Family and Friends: Evidence-Based Skills to Help a Loved One Make Positive Change, is our first full-length publication on the Invitation to Change Approach (ITC). From Dr. Carrie Wilkens, Dr. Jeff Foote, and Dr. Ken Carpenter and Stephanie Higgs (authors of Beyond Addiction), this book provides a thorough, compassionate guide through the Invitation to Change Approach, a helping model based in science and compassion that is built to teach both family members and professionals the most effective strategies for supporting someone who is struggling with substance use and change.

Available August 2022

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The Invitation to Change - A Short Guide

Our newest offering, this workbook is a practical guide to the 9 core topics of the Invitation to Change Approach (ITC), the support framework that is at the center of everything we do at CMC:Foundation for Change.

The ITC is a helping model based in science and compassion, built for understanding and responding to people—whether they be loved ones or clients—who are struggling with substance use and change.

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The Parent's 20 Minute Guide

From our first workbook series, published in 2016, the Parent’s 20 Minute Guide is a resource for family members who want to help a child struggling with substance use.

The concepts in this guide are largely drawn from Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), an evidence-based behavioral and motivational approach to substance use that recognizes the powerful role that loved ones can play in the change process.

The Partner's 20 Minute Guide

From our first workbook series, published in 2016, the Partner’s 20 Minute Guide is a resource for those who want to help a partner or spouse struggling with substance use.

The concepts in this Guide are largely drawn from Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), an evidence-based behavioral and motivational approach to substance use that recognizes the powerful role that loved ones can play in the change process.