Community as Method

Community as Method

Therapeutic Communities for Special Populations and Special Settings

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Presents adaptations of the therapeutic community (TC) model and method for special populations of substance abusers, and implementation in a variety of institutions and human service settings.
This book presents adaptations of the therapeutic community (TC) model and method for special populations of substance abusers, and implementation in a variety of institutions and human service settings. Included are pregnant adult addicts and their children, adolescents, prison inmates and parolees, the homeless, and chronically ill clients in methadone treatment. The settings include community residence and transitional housing facilities, state prisons, county jails, homeless shelters, mental hospitals, inpatient wards and outpatient clinics, as well as community based treatment programs.

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A collection of papers devoted exclusively to modified therapeutic community (TC) programs, describing adaptations of the TC model implemented in various settings for subgroups of substance abusers, such as pregnant adults, mothers with children, adolescents, criminal inmates, the homeless, and clients on methadone. Papers describe the population served, program elements, and modifications of the traditional TC model in demonstration projects of modified TCs in North America launched in recent years under state or federal funding. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
ISBN: 9780275948184
0275948188
Characteristics: xvi, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: De Leon, George

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