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Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities : Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change

By: Pealer, Jennifer A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Innovations in Corrections: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2017Description: 1 online resource (190 p.).ISBN: 9781351973342.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities : Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior ChangeOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Promoting Behavior Change -- The Effectiveness of a Therapeutic Community for Juvenile Male Offenders -- 1 The "Just Say No" War on Drugs Campaign, Juvenile Drug Use, and the Juvenile Crime Problem -- Development of Residential Substance Abuse Treatment -- Criticisms of Drug Treatment Programs -- Overcoming the Criticisms of Previous Research -- Research Questions -- Conclusion -- 2 From Rehabilitation to Punitive Measures: Combatting Juvenile Crime and Drug Use
The Development of the Juvenile Justice System -- Criticisms of the Juvenile Justice System -- Attacking Rehabilitation and the Juvenile Justice System -- Social Context, Rehabilitation, and Treating Juvenile Offenders -- Liberal Ideology -- Conservative Ideology -- Juvenile Justice: From Treatment to Punishment -- Evidence-Based Practices to Reduce Recidivism -- Therapeutic Communities as a Treatment Modality for Offenders -- History of Therapeutic Communities -- Developments in the United Kingdom -- Developments in the United States
Differences between American and European Therapeutic Communities -- Characteristics of Therapeutic Communities -- View of Substance Abuse and the Individual -- Treatment Modality of the Therapeutic Community -- Structure of the Therapeutic Community -- The Use of Work in the Therapeutic Community -- The Use of Behavioral Reinforcements in the Therapeutic Community -- The Types of Meetings and Groups in a Therapeutic Community -- Examining Therapeutic Communities through the Lens of the Principles of Effective Interventions -- Intensive and Behavioral Services
Targeting Criminogenic Needs of High-Risk Offenders -- Reinforcement of Contingencies -- Staff Characteristics -- Relapse Prevention Strategies -- Effectiveness of Therapeutic Communities -- Reducing Recidivism -- Treatment versus Nontreatment -- Follow-Up Time Period -- Completers versus Noncompleters -- Transitional Therapeutic Communities -- Meta-analysis and Reviews of the Literature -- Predictors of Recidivism -- Demographic Characteristics -- Severity or Risk Level -- Psychological Factors -- Participation/Completion of Treatment -- Predictors of Successful Completion of Treatment
Summary of Effectiveness -- Methodological Problems of Past Research -- Conclusion -- 3 How Were Treatment Effectiveness and Fidelity Measured for the Evaluation of the Juvenile Therapeutic Community? -- Research Questions -- Research Design -- Procedures for Collecting Data -- Treatment Group -- Mohican Youth Center -- Sample Size, Time Period, and Selection of Youth -- Type of Treatment -- Job Assignments within Mohican Youth Center -- Behavior Management within Mohican Youth Center -- Groups Held at Mohican -- Phases of Treatment
A Quantitative Assessment of the Principles of Effective Intervention
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Promoting Behavior Change -- The Effectiveness of a Therapeutic Community for Juvenile Male Offenders -- 1 The "Just Say No" War on Drugs Campaign, Juvenile Drug Use, and the Juvenile Crime Problem -- Development of Residential Substance Abuse Treatment -- Criticisms of Drug Treatment Programs -- Overcoming the Criticisms of Previous Research -- Research Questions -- Conclusion -- 2 From Rehabilitation to Punitive Measures: Combatting Juvenile Crime and Drug Use

The Development of the Juvenile Justice System -- Criticisms of the Juvenile Justice System -- Attacking Rehabilitation and the Juvenile Justice System -- Social Context, Rehabilitation, and Treating Juvenile Offenders -- Liberal Ideology -- Conservative Ideology -- Juvenile Justice: From Treatment to Punishment -- Evidence-Based Practices to Reduce Recidivism -- Therapeutic Communities as a Treatment Modality for Offenders -- History of Therapeutic Communities -- Developments in the United Kingdom -- Developments in the United States

Differences between American and European Therapeutic Communities -- Characteristics of Therapeutic Communities -- View of Substance Abuse and the Individual -- Treatment Modality of the Therapeutic Community -- Structure of the Therapeutic Community -- The Use of Work in the Therapeutic Community -- The Use of Behavioral Reinforcements in the Therapeutic Community -- The Types of Meetings and Groups in a Therapeutic Community -- Examining Therapeutic Communities through the Lens of the Principles of Effective Interventions -- Intensive and Behavioral Services

Targeting Criminogenic Needs of High-Risk Offenders -- Reinforcement of Contingencies -- Staff Characteristics -- Relapse Prevention Strategies -- Effectiveness of Therapeutic Communities -- Reducing Recidivism -- Treatment versus Nontreatment -- Follow-Up Time Period -- Completers versus Noncompleters -- Transitional Therapeutic Communities -- Meta-analysis and Reviews of the Literature -- Predictors of Recidivism -- Demographic Characteristics -- Severity or Risk Level -- Psychological Factors -- Participation/Completion of Treatment -- Predictors of Successful Completion of Treatment

Summary of Effectiveness -- Methodological Problems of Past Research -- Conclusion -- 3 How Were Treatment Effectiveness and Fidelity Measured for the Evaluation of the Juvenile Therapeutic Community? -- Research Questions -- Research Design -- Procedures for Collecting Data -- Treatment Group -- Mohican Youth Center -- Sample Size, Time Period, and Selection of Youth -- Type of Treatment -- Job Assignments within Mohican Youth Center -- Behavior Management within Mohican Youth Center -- Groups Held at Mohican -- Phases of Treatment

A Quantitative Assessment of the Principles of Effective Intervention

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<p>Jennifer Pealer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State University, where she teaches courses in corrections, juvenile justice and statistics. Prior to joining ETSU, she was a Senior Policy Analyst with Council of State Governments Justice Center, where she assisted multiple states implement justice reinvestment legislation. She was also the Assistant Commissioner of Research and Program Development for the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority, where she was responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing evidence-based practices, programs, and training agendas. Dr. Pealer has served as a consultant to many correctional programs throughout the United States by providing training and technical assistance in offender risk/need instruments and effective practices in risk reduction and techniques for changing offending behavior. She has published articles in the field of correctional rehabilitation and public opinion on crime and correctional issues. She earned her B.A. and M.A. in criminal justice from East Tennessee State University and her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati.</p>

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