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Effectiveness of Treatment for Drug Abusers Under Criminal Justice Supervision Douglas S. Lipton

Effectiveness of Treatment for Drug Abusers Under Criminal Justice Supervision

Douglas S. Lipton

Published November 28th 1995
ISBN : 9780788135149
Paperback
64 pages
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This report interweaves a number of themes related to the rehabilitation of & treatment offered to prison inmates who are substance abusers. Includes: the relationship of drugs to crime- the current overcrowded situation in correctionalMoreThis report interweaves a number of themes related to the rehabilitation of & treatment offered to prison inmates who are substance abusers. Includes: the relationship of drugs to crime- the current overcrowded situation in correctional facilities- & state-of-the-art treatment approaches used with substance-abusing offenders who are in custody. Presents the findings of studies that have demonstrated that in-custody treatment, particularly the therapeutic community model, can be effective in preventing rearrest & in other outcomes.