Addiction Counselor Interview Questions
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What types of patients do you have the most difficulty treating?
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Patients who have been in treatment several times without making any positive changes, they die as a result of their substance abuse problem.
I have the most difficulty treating patients that either knows it all, or in denial about having an addiction.
Patients who are not seeking treatment for themselves but for some other factor.
None really. I think dual diagnosis can be particularly challenging as can couples who abuse but I am happy to work with any type of client.
I find that patients who do not want to participate in their treatment, a difficult situation sometimes.
DUI clients. They don't get the incurred costs and the lives that they endanger.
Young adult male patients.
Manipulative patients who harass other patients in the treatment centre.
I believe the patients whom I have the most difficulty treating is those with concurrent disorders.
Clients who don't want to be there and who are denial.