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Book Review: Social Work Education and Practice Engagement...

Guidepoints News from NADA Jan/Feb 2015  Book Review: Social Work Education and  Practice Engagement, edited by Sanjai Bhatt  and Suresh Pathare Social worker and Nada India Foundation (NIF) chairperson,  Suneel Vatsyayan , is a contributing author to a new volume on social  work in India which has just been published by Shipra Publications.  Vatsyayan’s chapter in this anthology considers the connection between  social work and the NADA ear acupuncture treatment. Specifically,  he describes how the NADA protocol is as an ideal social work  intervention for drug and alcohol addiction.  Vatsyayan trained first at the Navjyoti Delhi Police Foundation  Drug Treatment Centre in 2000 with NADA founder, Michael  Smith, and social worker and past NADA president, Ruth  Ackerman. He then continued his training at Lincoln Recovery  Center in 2001. At the Navjyoti treatment center, he observed that  the NADA protocol can help to build a healthy rapport and trust  with clients.  Vatsyayan writes,