Engaging ideas, transforming minds
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Rick Csiernik is a Professor at King’s College, University of Western Ontario. Csiernik has authored and edited several popular CSPI titles: Wellness and Work (2005); Responding to the Oppression of Addiction (co-edited with William S. Rowe, 2010); Substance Use and Abuse (2011); and Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Health (co-edited with Cheryl Forchuk and Elsabeth Jensen, 2011). The author of more than 75 journal articles, his research interests include employee assistance programming and workplace wellness, addiction, social work and spirituality, and program evaluation. Included on the King’s University College Honour Roll of teaching fourteen consecutive times, he is a past recipient of the McMaster University Instructor Appreciation Award.


  • July 2014
  • 9781551305714
  • $72.95 Print
  • $67.95 Digital

Workplace Wellness

Issues and Responses
Rick Csiernik
  • April 2017
  • 9781551309330
  • $83.95 Print
  • $78.95 Digital

Responding to the Oppression of Addiction, Third Edition

Canadian Social Work Perspectives
Rick Csiernik, William S. Rowe
  • August 2005
  • 9781551302768
  • $54.95 Print
  • $49.95 Digital

Wellness and Work

Employee Assistance Programming in Canada
Rick Csiernik
  • March 2021
  • 9781773382234
  • $79.95 Print
  • $74.95 Digital
  • May 2018
  • 9781773380520
  • $72.95 Print
  • $67.95 Digital

The Drug Paradox

An Introduction to the Sociology of Psychoactive Substances in Canada
Tara Bruno, Rick Csiernik
  • June 2011
  • 9781551303901
  • $78.95 Print

Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Health

Finding Truths — Creating Change
Cheryl Forchuk, Rick Csiernik, Elsabeth Jensen
  • April 2021
  • 9781773382296
  • $87.95 Print
  • $82.95 Digital
  • November 2019
  • 9781773381602
  • $69.95 Print
  • $64.95 Digital