Books for Adult Readers

The Way Home

The Way Home:
A Col­lec­tive Mem­oir of the Hazelden Expe­ri­ence

co-authored by Richard Sol­ly
fore­word by Judy Collins
Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc, Cen­ter City, MN, 1997

The Way Home traces the lives of four indi­vid­u­als’ descents into addic­tion and their expe­ri­ences of recov­ery. These fic­tion­al­ized accounts reveal the inte­ri­or jour­ney, along with the events each of these real peo­ple encoun­tered in their healing.

Get Ready to Read

Get Ready to Read
adapt­ed from a book by
Bren­da Hierony­mus and Sal­ly Moomaw
Redleaf Press, St.Paul, MN, 2006
(part of a four-book series,
Mak­ing Child­care Work for You)

Oth­er titles I adapt­ed for this series: Get Ready for Math, Behav­ior Mat­ters, Not Just a Babysitter—so par­ents could ben­e­fit from the books that had been writ­ten for child­care pro­fes­sion­als by two lead­ing peo­ple in the field.

Conflict Resolution

Con­flict Resolution
Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., 2001
(part of a five-book series, Life Skills for Young People)

Oth­er titles I wrote for this series are: Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Stress Man­age­ment, Anger Man­age­ment, Deci­sion Mak­ing. The series fea­tures work­books for teens as well as com­pan­ion facil­i­ta­tor guides.

A Place Called Self

A Place Called Self:
Women, Sobri­ety,
and Rad­i­cal Trans­for­ma­tion

writ­ing assis­tance to
Stephanie Brown, PhD
Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., 2004

I helped Stephanie Brown, a lead­ing writer, ther­a­pist, and teacher in the field of addic­tion, bring her book on the spe­cial chal­lenges faced by women in recov­ery alive with sto­ries of indi­vid­u­als. The book has received many acco­lades from its readers.

More Than Just a Place to Go

More than Just a Place to Go
co-authored with Kristin John­stad and James Conway
Search Insti­tute, Min­neapo­lis, MN 2004

More than Just a Place To Go, a kind of recipe book for out-of-school pro­grams, tells why these pro­grams are so crit­i­cal for today’s youth. It also shows how to make them happen.

Oth­er Publications

“Ear­ly Neu­tral Eval­u­a­tions: Appli­ca­tions to Cus­tody and Par­ent­ing Time Cas­es, Pro­gram Devel­op­ment and Imple­men­ta­tion in Hen­nepin Coun­ty,” Min­neso­ta Fam­i­ly Court Review, Mass­a­chu­setts, 2006.

 “African Trea­sure,” “Giv­ing In To Island Time,” and “Famil­iar Ter­ri­to­ry,” three trav­el arti­cles in The St. Paul Pio­neer Press, St. Paul, 2004 – 2006.

Stages of Change and Addic­tion: Clinician’s man­u­al, writ­ten for Car­lo DiClemente, Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., Cen­ter City, MN, 2004.

Brief Inter­ven­tion: Clinician’s man­u­al, writ­ten for Ken Win­ters, Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., Cen­ter City, MN, 2004.

“Defin­ing Excel­lence for School-linked Ser­vices,” with Esther Wat­ten­berg, con­fer­ence sum­ma­ry (Sep­tem­ber 14, 1995 at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta), Min­neapo­lis. MN., 1995.

 “Empow­er­ing Women Offend­ers: Bal­anc­ing Strengths and Stres­sors.” A Design for Liv­ing: The Hazelden sub­stance abuse cur­ricu­lum for offend­ers, Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., Cen­ter City, MN.,1994.

 “Expand­ing Patients’ Roles and Respon­si­bil­i­ties: A New Dimen­sion in Cost Man­age­ment,” Sum­ma­ry of Pro­ceed­ings of the Tenth Annu­al Meet­ing of the Min­neso­ta Coali­tion on Health, St. Paul, MN., 1990.

 “The Cor­po­rate Attack on Fam­i­ly Vio­lence,” Busi­ness and Soci­ety Review, New York, 1988. Paper also used exten­sive­ly in mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary train­ing ses­sions in the Min­neso­ta Project on Cor­po­rate Responsibility.

Edit­ed: 101 Activ­i­ties for Kids Who Bul­ly and 101 Activ­i­ties for Kids Who Are Bul­lied, by Dave Math­ews, Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., Cen­ter City, 2002.

Edit­ed: I Can See Tomor­row: A Guide for Liv­ing with Depres­sion, by Patri­cia Owen, Hazelden Pub­lish­ing, Inc., Cen­ter City, 1995.

Edit­ed: “His­pan­ic Stu­dents: Adjust­ing Dreams to Real­i­ty,” by Dario Menan­teau-Hor­ta, CURA Reporter, Min­neapo­lis, 1995.

Edit­ed: Series of jour­nal arti­cles on sex and racial equi­ty in insti­tu­tions of high­er edu­ca­tion, by Car­o­line Turn­er, assis­tant pro­fes­sor, Dept. of Edu­ca­tion­al Pol­i­cy and Analy­sis, Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta, Min­neapo­lis, 1994 – 1996.

The Sci­ence Muse­um of Min­neso­ta gave me the oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about and write a fun arti­cle on life in the Antarc­tic, “Life on the Cold Side,” Encoun­ters, The Sci­ence Muse­um of Min­neso­ta. 1991.