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Therapeutic Communities

Hans Toch

Therapeutic Communities

by Hans Toch

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Dryden Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Specific disorders & therapies,
  • Mental health services,
  • Prisoners,
  • Therapeutic communities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9226562M
    ISBN 100030527414
    ISBN 109780030527418

    This book presents adaptations of the therapeutic community (TC) model and method for special populations of substance abusers, and implementation in a variety of institutions and human service settings. Included are pregnant adult addicts and their children, adolescents, prison inmates and parolees, the homeless, and chronically ill clients in methadone treatment.   Therapeutic Communities are the most common substance-use program that is offered for more than 90 days (Taxman et al., ). There is some evidence, both nationally and internationally, to suggest that Therapeutic Communities are associated with reductions in post-release drug use and recidivism (Lipton, ; Pearson and Lipton,

    One of these communities became the subject of an anthropological study by Robert Rapoport (). The title of Rapoport’s seminal book-length report on his research— Community as Doctor—sums up the fundamental premise of contemporary therapeutic communities: living in a community is healing. Based on his observations, Rapoport Cited by: 5. Editor's Note: Today's post comes from Dr. Kerwin Kaye. Kaye is Associate Professor of Sociology, American Studies, and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He is the author of the recent publication, Enforcing Freedom: Drug Courts, Therapeutic Communities, and the Intimacies of the State, from Columbia University Press.

    Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis offers a uniquely global insight into the renewed interest in the use of therapeutic communities for the treatment of psychosis, as complementary to pharmacological treatment. Within this edited volume contributors from around the world look at the range of treatment programmes on offer in therapeutic communities for those suffering from : Taylor And Francis. A small number of therapeutic communities have been developed in the UK, USA, Switzerland and Germany on the principle that first episodes of psychosis can be effectively treated in low-stress family-like settings providing round the clock personal support, with no or minimal use of neuroleptics. This has become known as the Soteria model.


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I certainly expect all Therapeutic Communities to have a community therapist and for that person to be IGA-trained. Is this a Community of Community Standard. There is a crucial element to this book which must be recognised. This is a heavyweight theoretical contribution to the field of therapeutic group work.

The book provides readers on all levels of experience with an understanding of what takes place in therapeutic communities, and how they themselves can play a role in the TC setting."--Marc Galanter, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, New York University School of Medicine.

This is a wonderful by: Therapeutic Communities 4 'Authoritative, prescriptive and inflexible Therapeutic Communities book are balanced by more personal portraits of therapeutic communities.'-- Psychiatric Bulletin In our opinion, the strength of this book is that it is written in language that is accessible to a diverse : Barbara Rawlings, Therapeutic Communities book Yates.

Course Summary. Therapeutic communities are a common form of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders. This course provides an overview of the therapeutic community treatment modality and its effectiveness in serving those with substance use disorders/5.

The learning process in the therapeutic community comes from the community itself. The community is the agent of change. In a healthy therapeutic community, one learns positive pro-social values and models them in the community. How can you benefit from the way learning takes place in a therapeutic community.

Important concepts. Julian Stern, in Core Psychiatry (Third Edition), Therapeutic communities. The term ‘ therapeutic community ’ (TC) is generally used in the UK to describe small, cohesive communities where patients (sometimes referred to as ‘residents’) have a significant involvement in decision-making and the practicalities of running the unit.

Key principles include collective responsibility. Therapeutic communities, as we know them today, developed from two visionary experiments between andknown as the Northfield experiments (Harrison, ). The first experiment was led by Bion and was unsuccessful, in the sense that it had to close after 6 on: London.

Therapeutic communities - Volume 7 Issue 5 - Penelope Campling. The term ‘therapeutic community’ is usually used in the UK to describe small cohesive communities where patients (often referred to as residents) have a significant involvement in Location: London. Therapeutic communities (TCs) have a recovery orientation, focusing on the whole person and overall lifestyle changes, not simply abstinence from drug use.

This orientation acknowledges the chronic, relapsing nature of substance use disorders (SUDs) and holds the view that lapses are opportunities for learning (Vanderplasschen et al., ; De Leon, ). 2 De Leon, G. Therapeutic Communit ies: Theory, Model and Method. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc., Chapter 1, page 6.

3 Therapeutic communities and high functioning: An interview with Dr. Westley Clark, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Therapeutic Communities of America News, Spring/Summer File Size: 1MB.

The therapeutic community (TC) is an intensive and comprehensive treatment model developed for use with adults that has been modified successfully to treat adolescents with substance use disorders.

TCs for the treatment of addiction originated ina time when other systems of therapy, such as psychiatry and general medicine, were not successful in treating alcohol or substance use disorders.

Descriptive accounts of the therapeutic community for substance-abusing patients, which are less formal than the description presented here, are contained in other literature (e.g., Casriel ; Deitch et al. ; Yablonsky ), as are formal accounts of the therapeutic community from sociological (Sugarman ), anthropological (Frankel.

Adrian Ward is a senior lecturer in Social Work at the University of East Anglia and an experienced practitioner, teacher and writer. He is Editor of the journal Therapeutic Communities, and founded the MA in Therapeutic Child Care at the University of Reading.

Kajetan Kasinski is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and a family. This is a gem of a book for anyone seeking an insight into the dynamics, dilemmas, difficulties and ultimately joys of working with young people in the therapeutic communities. This is an excellent book, well worth its weight for anyone involved in work with young people in child and family psychiatry, residential care, and in particular those Pages: George De Leon, PhD is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of substance abuse and a leading authority on research in Therapeutic Communities.

He is the founder of the Center for Therapeutic Research (CTCR) at National Development and Research Institutes, Inc. (NDRI), and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University. Therapeutic Communities have been around since the s and go much further than simply helping individuals to stop using drugs and alcohol.

They provide a supportive environment where individuals learn why they used and help them develop all the tools necessary to stay sober. Democratic therapeutic communities have been set up all over the world, but until now there has not been a manual that sets out the underlying theories, and describes successful practice.

World Federation of Therapeutic Communities, San Rafael, California. likes. The goal of the WFTC is to join together in a worldwide association of sharing, understanding and cooperation within Followers: Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis offers a uniquely global insight into the renewed interest in the use of therapeutic communities for the treatment of psychosis, as complementary to pharmacological treatment.

Within this edited volume contributors from around the world look at the range of treatment programmes on offer in therapeutic communities for those suffering from : $ Examining the tradition of therapeutic communities, their principles and their context, Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future is a wide-ranging introduction to both theory and practice.

Including contributions by some of the most eminent figures working in therapeutic communities, the book explores the creative and original. Therapeutic Communities for Psychosis offers a uniquely global insight into the renewed interest in the use of therapeutic communities for the treatment of psychosis, as complementary to pharmacological treatment.

Within this edited volume contributors from around the world look at the range of treatment programmes on offer in therapeutic communities for those suffering4/5(1).Therapeutic community is a participative, group-based approach to long-term mental illness, personality disorders and drug approach was usually residential, with the clients and therapists living together, but increasingly residential units have been superseded by day units.The history of therapeutic communities: a view from Europe / Martien Kooyman Therapeutic communities for substance abuse: developments in North America / George De Leon Therapeutic communities for the treatment of addictions in Australia / Clive F.

Lloyd and Frances V. O'Callaghan --pt. 3. Life in the Therapeutic Community