WILLIAM L. WHITE PUBLICATIONS
William L. White has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles, monographs, research reports and book chapters as well as 18 books. Bill has been a visible recovery advocate. He has served as a volunteer consultant to Faces & Voices of Recovery since its inception in 2001. He has worked with recovery advocacy organizations all over the United States and has keynoted several recovery summits, including the historic St. Paul Recovery Summit in 2001. Bill’s widely read papers on recovery advocacy were published by the Johnson Institute in the book Let’s Go Make Some History: Chronicles of the New Addiction Recovery Advocacy Movement, available in the Faces & Voices of Recovery webstore.
This page is just a sample of Bill White's articles most relevant to our work. Visit www.wiliamwhitepapers.com for blog posts, interviews and more.
William L. White, MA & The PRO-ACT Ethics Workgroup (2007)
The twin purposes of this article are 1) to draw upon the collective experience of organizations that are providing peer-based recovery support services to identify ethical issues arising within this service arena, and 2) to offer guidance on how these issues can best be handled.
White, W. & Cloud, W. (2008). Recovery capital: A primer for addictions professionals. Counselor, 9(5), 22-27.
Addiction professionals across America are witnessing the field’s paradigmatic shift from a pathology and intervention focus to a recovery focus (White, 2004, 2005).
One of the key ideas at the core of this shift is that of recovery capital. This article defines recovery capital and explores how attention to recovery capital can be integrated into the service practices of front-line addiction professionals.
William L. White, MA, Ernest Kurtz, PhD, Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC. First in a series of monographs from the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center Chicago, IL (2006)
This monograph contains a synthesis of findings from scientific studies and recommendations from new grassroots recovery advocacy and support organizations that are collectively pushing a fundamental redesign of addiction treatment in the United States. Based on growing evidence of the chronicity and complexity of severe substance use disorders, we are faced with an increasing need to shift the current acute care model of treatment toward a model of assertive and sustained recovery management.
William L. White, MA and Lisa Mojer-Torres, JD. Published by the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services, and the Northeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center (20110)
This recovery monograph reviews the history and cultural context of methadone maintenance (MM) treatment in the United States, with an emphasis on the evolution of practices that directly influence long-term recovery outcomes.