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Therapeutic community effectiveness a systematic international review of therapeutic community treatment for people with personality disorders and mentally disordered offenders by Janine Lees

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Published by NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York in York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJanine Lees, Nick Manning and Barbara Rawlings.
SeriesCRD report -- 17
ContributionsManning, Nick., Rawlings, B. 1950-, NHS Centre for Reviews & Dissemination.
The Physical Object
Paginationv,214p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18712112M
ISBN 101900640155

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Therapeutic Community: A Practice Guide A Review This is a great TC handbook. I do appreciate the author for writing the book. It was written based on the author's rich and varied job experiences in several TC settings. His writing shows his broad and deep theoretical knowledge of the TC. In the therapeutic community the community is the primary therapeutic instrument.’(Roberts , p.4) The original bid call cited Rapoport's () four general principles for defining a democratic therapeutic community, and although this report addresses the various forms of the therapeutic community, the focusCited by: The Therapeutic Community: Study of Effectiveness (NIDA Treatment Research Monograph ADM–). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. De Leon, : George De Leon. EFFECTIVENESS OF THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES 2 Effectiveness of Therapeutic Communities: A Comparison of Prison-Based and Community-Based Therapeutic Communities Despite the fact that the United States makes up only five percent ofthe world's population, it is responsible for incarcerating 25 percent of the world's prisoners (National.

  Largely because of research showing that prison-based therapeutic community programs can significantly reduce recidivism and drug relapse, RSAT legislation encourages the development of this residential treatment model, in addition to other viable treatment approaches, including cognitive skills training, behavioral programming, vocational methods and even step . Lees et al (NHS Centre for reviews and dissemination, ) Therapeutic Community Effectiveness: A Systematic International Review Of Therapeutic Community Treatment For People With Personality Disorders And Mentally Disordered Offenders. Absrtact: Meta-analysis and systematic review of therapeutic community treatment. Conclusion: ‘There is. The learning process in the therapeutic community comes from the community itself. The community is the agent of change. In a healthy therapeutic community, one learns positive pro-social values and models them in the community. How can you benefit from the way learning takes place in a therapeutic community? Important concepts. Overall, studies find that therapeutic community (TC) participants show improvements in substance abuse, criminal behavior, and mental health symptoms; this is especially true of participants who enter treatment with the most severe problems (De Leon, ; Vanderplasschen et al., ).

  A therapeutic community within a prison may sound like a contradiction in terms. This book recounts in detail the purpose, process and outcome of a piece of longitudinal research examining the effects of such a community within Dovegate Prison.   Am J Psychiatry ; – 10 Lees J, Manning N, Rawlings B. Therapeutic Community Effectiveness: A Systematic International Review of Therapeutic Community Treatment for People with Personality Disorders and Mentally Disordered Offenders. Therapeutic communities (TCs) have a recovery orientation, focusing on the whole person and overall lifestyle changes, not simply abstinence from drug use. This orientation acknowledges the chronic, relapsing nature of substance use disorders (SUDs) and holds the view that lapses are opportunities for learning (Vanderplasschen et al., ; De Leon, ). Presents the findings of studies that have demonstrated that in-custody treatment, particularly the therapeutic community model, can be effective in preventing rearrest and in other outcomes. ) of the book I wrote with two colleagues (Robert Martinson and Judith Wilks) that was published in called The Effectiveness of Correctional.