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ERIC Number: EJ648471
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-9674
Issues of Race and Gender in Court-Ordered Substance Abuse Treatment.
Beckerman, Adela; Fontana, Leonard
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v33 n4 p45-61 2001
Article examines a Drug Court that offers culturally specific programming as a strategy to enhance retention in the treatment of female and African-American male substance abuse offenders. Study found that mandating treatment was insufficient to foster client engagement. Retention was significantly enhanced by treatment that recognized cultural differences among client populations. (JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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