Peck, K. R., Coffey, S. F., McGuire, A. P., Voluse, A. C., & Connolly, K. M. (2018, October). A cognitive processing therapy-based treatment program for veterans diagnosed with co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and substance use disorder: The relationship between trauma-related cognitions and outcomes of a 6-week treatment program. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 59, 34-41. This resource provides a discussion of cognitive processing therapy use with a population of veterans with co-occurring trauma and SUD. The discussion of how CPT works is worth reading because of the broad positive outcomes of this approach.
Giordano, A. L., Prosek, E. A., Stamman, J., Callahan, M. M., Loseu, S., Bevly, C. M., Cross, K., Woehler, E. S., Calzada, R.-M. R., & Chadwell, K. (2016). Addressing trauma in substance abuse treatment. Journal of Alcohol & Drug Education, 60(2), 55–71. This article provides important information on the importance of identifying and addressing trauma in SUD treatment. Pay attention to the results section as there are several approaches discussed.
Goodman, R. (2017). Contemporary trauma theory and trauma-informed care in substance use disorders: A conceptual model for integrating coping and resilience. Advances in Social Work, 18(1), 186–201. This resource provides a very thorough discussion of trauma and trauma-informed care. The discussion of the relationship between childhood trauma and the development of SUD is a strength of the article.
Cosden, M., Larsen, J., Donahue, M., & Nylund-Gibson, K. (2016). Trauma symptoms and treatment outcomes for men and women in substance abuse treatment. Counselor: The Magazine for Addiction Professionals, 17(6), 53–56. This is an important article as the focus is on the effects of trauma on treatment outcomes. Pay specific attention to the differences between genders.
Morland, L. A., Wells, S. Y., Glassman, L. H., Grubbs, K. M., Mackintosh, M.-A., Golshan, S., Sohn, M. J., Thorp, S. R., Savage, U. C., & Acierno, R. E. (2019). What do veterans want? Understanding veterans’ preferences for PTSD treatment delivery. Military Medicine, 184(11/12), 686–692. This resource is important because the trauma focus includes military sexual trauma. Pay attention to the discussion as this study captured some critical information on service delivery and interventions.