Community As Method: Therapeutic Communities for Special Populations and Special Settings By George de Leon Cover Image
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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.

About the Author


GEORGE DE LEON is Director of the Center for Therapeutic Community Research at National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. in New York City. He has published numerous articles and several books on addiction treatment in therapeutic communities.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780275948184
ISBN-10: 0275948188
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: September 16th, 1997
Pages: 328
Language: English