Intervening with Substance-Abusing Offenders: A Framework for Action

Intervening with Substance-Abusing Offenders: A Framework for Action

by Dianne Carter, Karen Fisher
     
 
Recommends approaches to planning, implementing, & managing correctional substance abuse programs. Several themes are highlighted: there are effective treatment programs for offenders which counter the nothing works beliefs; security & treatment should co-exist & complement each other: there is a need for careful assessment & proper placement of offenders in

Overview

Recommends approaches to planning, implementing, & managing correctional substance abuse programs. Several themes are highlighted: there are effective treatment programs for offenders which counter the nothing works beliefs; security & treatment should co-exist & complement each other: there is a need for careful assessment & proper placement of offenders in the most helpful programs; systematic approaches & linkages should be established to provide a continuum of info. & services; & a variety of accountability & evaluation procedures & criteria should be used to measure the success of programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788141959
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Pages:
159

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