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Continuity of Offender Treatment: From the Institution to the Community  

Author:  Gary Field.

Source: Volume 03, Number 02, March/April 2003 , pp.17-21(5)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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The present piece examines the role of continuity in therapeutic community (tc) drug treatment. Using data from the Oregon Department of Corrections, the author shows that prolonged participation has a significant and positive effect on recidivism rates.

Keywords: therapeutic community; reentry

Affiliations:  1: Oregon Dept. of Corrections.

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