ERIC Number: EJ894356
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
The Substance Abuse Counseling Needs of Women in the Criminal Justice System: A Needs Assessment Approach
Laux, John M.; Dupuy, Paula J.; Moe, Jeffry L.; Cox, Jane A.; Lambert, Eric; Ventura, Lois A.; Williamson, Celia; Benjamin, Barbaranne J.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v29 n1 p36-48 Oct 2008
The authors assessed the substance abuse counseling needs of women in the criminal justice system using interviews (n = 304) and surveys (n = 1,170). On the basis of the results, the authors call for gender-specific treatment as well as family-oriented support for women who are mothers.
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Females, Criminals, Justice, Needs Assessment, Counseling Techniques, Interviews, Surveys, Gender Differences, Family Programs, Mothers, Drinking, Drug Use
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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