Imagine that you are a new to the field of working with people who struggle with substance-related and addictive disorders. After reading this chapter, you realize that you will need to have a great deal of medically oriented information in order to be effective with your clients. Develop a plan to increase your knowledge base in this area

Imagine that you are a new to the field of working with people who struggle with substance-related and addictive disorders. After reading this chapter, you realize that you will need to have a great deal of medically oriented information in order to be effective with your clients. Develop a plan to increase your knowledge base in this area. Be as specific as you can (i.e, Who would you talk with? What would you read? What courses or seminars would you take? What experiences would be useful?).