Community As Method: Therapeutic Communities For Special Populations And Special Settings

Hardcover | September 1, 1997

byGeorge De Leon

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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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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 c...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.24 × 6.18 × 1.16 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275948188

ISBN - 13:9780275948184

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?Dr. De Leon's achievement in bringing together this collection of papers is impressive and will further clinician's interest in the treatment modality of the therapeutic community....This book will be an excellent acquisition for agencies and clinicians dealing with such difficult-to-treat populations.??Psychiatric Services