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The Therapeutic Community : Theory, Model, and Method
De Leon, George
Springer Publishing Company / Hardcover / 2000-03-01 / 0826113494
Social Work
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472 pages
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This volume provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of the Therapeutic Community (TC) theory and its practical "whole person" approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders and related problems. Part I outlines the perspective of the traditional views of the substance abuse disorder, the substance abuser, and the basic components of this approach. Part II explains the organizational structure of the TC, its work components, and the role of residents and staff.

The chapters in Part III describe the essential activities of TC life that relate most directly to the recovery process and the goals of rehabilitation. The final part outlines how individuals change in the TC behaviorally, cognitively, and emotionally. This is an invaluable resource for all addictions professionals and students.

Table of Contents:

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Part I: Introduction
Therapeutic Communities: Evolution and the Need for Theory
In Search of an Essential Therapeutic Community

Part II: The Perspective and Approach
View of the Disorder
View of the Person
View of Recovery and Right Living
The Community Approach

Part III: The Model
The Physical Environment
The Social Organization
Work: Therapeutic and Educational Elements
Staff in the Therapeutic Community
Peers in the Therapeutic Community
Relationships
Program Stages

Part IV: Therapeutic Community Methods
Privileges and Sanctions
Surveillance and Security
Community Meetings
Community Groups
The Encounter Group

Part V: The Process of Change
Individual Change: Behaviors, Cognitions, and Emotions
Individual Change: Essential Experiences
Individual Change: Essential Perceptions
The Individual in the Community: Participation in the Change Process
Internalization and Identity
The Treatment Process: A Conceptual Framework
Therapeutic Communities: The Challenge of Evolution

References
Appendixes
A: Glossary of Therapeutic Community Terms
B: Therapeutic Community Philosophies
C: Assessment Instruments Available for Use in Therapeutic Communities
Index

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