Work Habits Training — Basic Skills for Employment Success in Drug Abuse Clients

  • Janice A. Popick


Work habits training encompasses basic skills which most of us take for granted. We have developed these over our lifetime through role model observation and/or personal experience. Most of us have managed to take from these experiences enough instruction to enable us to function on the job. Worker/employee dissatisfaction, however, is a growing problem for business and industry as manifested in rising costs inherent in rapid staff turn-over, increased sick leave, strikes, deteriorating quality of work performance and even worker created equipment failure. Nowhere is the problem of poor work ad justment clearer than in the substance abuse population’s high rate of unemployment and poor work history.


Sick Leave Work Adjustment Substance Abuse Treatment Program Real Feeling Substance Abuse Population 
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