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Corrections-Based Substance Abuse Programs: Good for Inmates, Good for Prisons  

Author:  Michael Prendergast.; David Farabee, PhD.; Jerome Cartier.

Source: Volume 02, Number 06, November/December 2002 , pp.81-84(4)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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The present piece is a review of therapeutic community (TC) substance abuse treatment in correction facilities. The authors look at several factors involved in determining treatment effectiveness and arrive at the general conclusion that TC treatment is beneficial to inmates and for institutions.

Keywords: best practices

Affiliations:  1: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs; 2: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs; 3: UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs.

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