ERIC Number: ED491574
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Substance Abuse Treatment For Adults in the Criminal Justice System. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 44
Bartlett, Catalina; Dinsmore, Janet; Gilbert, J. Max; Kornblum, Annette; Latham, Joyce; Oliff, Helen; Paisner, Susan; Sutton, David
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides guidelines for counselors and criminal justice personnel who treat offenders with substance use disorders. TIPs are best-practice guidelines that make the latest research in substance abuse treatment available to counselors and educators. The content was generated by a panel of experts in the fields of substance abuse treatment and criminal justice and was reviewed by independent experts. The eleven chapters cover: The first Chapter offers an introduction to the subject; Chapter 2: Screening and Assessment, explains the screening and assessment process of substance use and co-occurring disorders. Chapter 3: Triage and Placement in Treatment Services, describes the process of triage and placement in available treatment services; Chapter 4: Substance Abuse Treatment Planning, covers the process of treatment planning (including criteria for criminality, client motivation, and readiness for change); and Chapter 5: Major Treatment Issues and Approaches, presents an overview of the major clinical strategies and program components. Chapter 6: Adapting Offender Treatment for Specific Populations, is devoted to treatment for specific populations, including violent offenders, disabled/impaired offenders, older offenders, sex offenders, women in the criminal justice system, those from rural areas, and offenders with infectious diseases. Chapter 7: Treatment Issues in Pretrial and Diversion Settings, focuses on substance abuse treatment in pretrial and diversionary settings, while Chapter 8: Treatment Issues Specific to Jails, discusses treatment issues uniquely specific to jails and jail populations. Chapter 9: Treatment Issues Specific to Prisons, provides an overview, description of the population, and treatment services in prisons, including in-prison therapeutic communities. Chapter 10: Treatment for Offenders Under Community Supervision, presents a discussion on the treatment of offenders under community supervision, while Chapter 11: Key Issues Related to Program Development, covers those pressing issues related to program development (such as reconciling public safety and public health interests, program-level coordination, and cost issues). Appended are: (1) Bibliography; (2) Glossary; (3) Screening and Assessment Instruments; (4) Resource Panel; (5) Cultural Competency and Diversity Network Participants; (6) Special Consultants; and (7) Field Reviewers. (Contains 11 figures.)
Descriptors: Sanctions, Juvenile Justice, Guidelines, Criminals, Rural Areas, Justice, Correctional Institutions, Substance Abuse, Patients, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment, Drug Use Testing, Drug Rehabilitation
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.
Authoring Institution: CDM Group, Inc.