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Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Women in Correctional Settings: Adjunct Provider's Guide: Female-Focused Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change-Pathways to Responsible Living

by Kenneth W. Wanberg and Harvey B. Milkman SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
07/2008
ISBN:
9781412905930
Format:
Pbk 256 pages
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There is an urgent demand for treatment protocols designed specifically for women who abuse drugs, commit crimes, and receive treatment in correctional settings. Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Women in Correctional Settings; answers the clamor by targeting the biological, psychological, and social roots of female substance abuse and crime. Designed as an adjunct to the Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment: Strategies for Self-Improvement and Changet; curriculum, this provider`s guide uses female-focused examples, exercises, role plays, and content enhancements that pinpoint women`s treatment issues. Features and Benefits; -Increases the female focus of each session in the original ; curriculum, a renowned and effective treatment model -Assumes a strengths-based approach, which helps build support systems and motivate recovery for women -Provides a broad perspective on psychological, social and biological issues and enhances treatment outcomes across a wide spectrum of agencies and treatment providers; Intended Audience;This adjunct provider`s guide is essential to agencies, treatment centers, and practitioners working with women in the judicial system offering female clients the best possible chance to get back on the road to recovery. This adjunct provider`s guide is essential to agencies, treatment centers, and practitioners working with women in the judicial system offering female clients the best possible chance to get back on the road to recovery. This volume provides an invaluable gender focus for:Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment Strategies for Responsible Living and Change;The Participant`s Workbook Second Edition;Kenneth W. Wanberg and Harvey B. Milkman;ISBN: 978-1-4129-0591-6The Provider`s Guide;Second Edition;Kenneth W. Wanberg and Harvey B. Milkman;ISBN: 978-1-4129-0592-3

Preface Introduction SECTION I: UNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES AND CONTEXT OF FEMALE SUBSTANCE ABUSE, CRIME, AND MENTAL DISORDER 1. Women and Crime Scope of the Problem: Women in the Criminal Justice System General Patterns of Criminal Conduct Among Wom

Barbara Gagliardi received her BA in Psychology from SUNY Albany and her MA in Psychology from Antioch University. She is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Psychology at Metropolitan State College, Denver, where she teaches courses in Violence and Aggression and other topics in Social Psychology. She has decades of experience working with victims and perpetrators of violence in a wide variety of cultural and direct service settings. Recently, she participated in an NIC project assessing the extent and nature of victim services nationwide. She has conducted extensive research and writing for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Denver on such topics as development of culturally-sensitive services; treatment for juvenile offenders; efficacy assessments of treatment with sexual offenders; and development of gender-focused treatment for women offenders. Harvey B. Milkman, Ph.D. received his baccalaureate degree from City College of New York and his doctorate from Michigan State University. He is currently professor of psychology at Metropolitan State College of Denver. His doctoral research was conducted with William Frosch, M.D., at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City, on the User Drug of Choice. In 1980-81, he completed a sabbatical exploration of addictive behavior in Africa, India and Southeast Asia; in 1985-86 he was recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Lectureship award at the National University of Malaysia. He has represented the United States Information Agency as a consultant and featured speaker in Australia, Brazil, Iceland, The Netherlands, Peru, Turkey and Yugoslavia. In March 1998, Dr. Milkman was the keynote speaker at The 21st Annual Treating the Addictions Conference, hosted by The Cambridge Hospital, in affiliation with Harvard Medical School. He is principle author with Stanley Sunderwirth of The Chemistry of Craving and author of Better than Dope featured articles in Psychology Today, October, 1983 and April, 2001 respectively. From September 1992 June 2002, he was author, principal investigator and director of Project Self-Discovery: Artistic Alternatives for At-Risk Youth, a national demonstration model funded by The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Edward Byrne Foundation. In addition to having authored numerous published articles on the personality characteristics of drug abusers and behavioral addiction, Dr. Milkman is principal author of the following books: · Craving for Ecstasy: The Consciousness and Chemistry of Escape À Pathways to Pleasure: The Consciousness and Chemistry of Optimal Living À Project Self-Discovery: Artistic Alternatives for High-Risk Youth À Pathways to Self-Discovery and Change:Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents À Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Women in Correctional Settings:Adjunct Provider Guide À Craving for Ecstasy Natural Highs: A Positive Approach to Mood Alteration Co-editor of: À Addictions:Multidisciplinary Perspectives and Treatments (winner of the Choice Award for outstanding academic books.) À Treatment Choices for Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Co-author of: À Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment:Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change: The Participant Workbook À Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment:Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change: The Provider Guide À Driving with CARE: Education and Treatment of the Alcohol or Other Drug Driving Offender Principle author with K. Wanberg of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment: A Review and Discussion for Corrections Professionals, National Institute of Corrections, May 2007. www.nicic.org