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The TCU Model of Treatment Process and Outcomes in Correctional Settings  

Author:  D. Dwayne Simpson.; Kevin Knight.

Source: Volume 01, Number 04, July/August 2001 , pp.51-54(4)

Offender Substance Abuse Report

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A major focus of drug abuse treatment research at the Institute of Behavioral Research (IBR) at Texas Christian University (TCU) has been to develop a model of “treatment process”. The TCU Treatment Process model is intended to identify key therapeutic components involved in the delivery of effective treatment, establish their functional linkages and sequential stages, and document how they are related empirically to client outcomes. The models components and applications are discussed in this article.

Keywords:  treatment process; best practices

Affiliations:  1: Texas Christian University; 2: Texas Christian University.

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