5 edition of The therapeutic community found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-410) and indexes.
|Statement||George De Leon|
|LC Classifications||RC489.T67 D42 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 450 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||450|
|LC Control Number||99089660|
He provides training in Therapeutic Community practice to mental health care professionals in treatment programs, and is the author of the book, The Therapeutic . WHOS follows the Therapeutic Community (TC) model of treatment as documented on our peak TC association web page which means that the community itself, through self-help and mutual support, is the principal means for promoting personal change.. The client community work together with staff to overcome the problem of substance dependence and promote personal change.
Dr. Perfas tackles the subject of therapeutic community with a unique and incisive approach. Using a social systems perspective, the author instills in the reader's mind the living-learning experience and dynamism that is the therapeutic community. Therapeutic Community provides ample . Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Therapeutic Community: A Practice Guide () by Perfas, Fernando.
This volume provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of the Therapeutic Community (TC) theory and its practical "whole person" approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders and related problems. Part I outlines the perspective of thePrice: $ The therapeutic community approach was widely used in large mental hospitals to counter the effects of institutionalization and to mobilize the capacity of those suffering from chronic mental illness for social relationships, purposeful employment, and personal responsibility.
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Members of the therapeutic community. • Learn and model pro-social values 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.
"The Therapeutic Community is an essential addition to any bookshelf of drug abuse treatment. In detailing the history, conceptual framework and practice of the therapeutic community, Dr. De Leon achieves the rare distinction of producing a highly readable resource by: The Therapeutic Community book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of 4/5. The Therapeutic Community: Theory, Model, and Method, by George De Leon, Ph.D., was used as a primary source for this curriculum with the permission of Springer Publishing Company, Inc., New York,File Size: 1MB.
Therapeutic Community provides ample illustrations and examples to explain social systems concepts and their relevance in understanding the workings of the therapeutic community.
In describing the therapeutic community as a social system, the author clearly delineates its integral parts. Warning signs of potential sources of systemic problems Price: $ community [kŏ-mu´nĭ-te] a group of persons residing together in face-to-face association; a group of persons with whom an individual identifies as a source of identity and potential support.
continuing care community life care community. life care community a living arrangement for older adults that provides several levels of care within one facility. Clark () has described three important terms: Therapeutic community or therapeutic community proper refers to the specific type of therapeutic milieu set up by Maxwell Jones and followers, e.g.
Henderson, ‘a small face-to-face residential community using social analysis as its main tool’. Therapeutic milieu is a social setting designed to produce a beneficial effect on those being. Treatment Center Therapeutic Community.
We challenge you to be different, especially different from the past. A true measure of an individual's life is the courage and determination to make difficult, but positive change. This program serves as the beginning for self-help involvement that will continue with follow-up treatment in the community.
-- From the Foreword by John Cox, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Therapeutic Communities achieves a high overall standard and maintains the reader's interest throughout. The core ideas of the therapeutic community movement are forcibly expressed and there is a clear celebration of the diversity of therapeutic communities.
"Community as method" is an essential and defining approach of TCs in which participating in a mutual-help community drives individual change and the attainment of therapeutic goals.] In the third treatment stage, the participant prepares for separation from the TC and successful re-entry into the larger community by seeking employment or.
The focus on an all encompassing community and peer support model is still thriving in TCs today. George DeLeon, author of the classic text, The Therapeutic Community, blends his expert lectures with historical and contemporary footage from active TCs in this comprehensive series on the framework, methods and components of an ideal TC.
These Core Values were identified through a process of consultation conducted by the Community of Communities (). Members of over one hundred TCs across sectors and client groups agreed ten value statements that underpinned their practice and shaped the TC approach. Attachment Healthy attachment is a deve.
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.
Therapeutic community 1. -Mr. ANEEZ. K Ist year Nursing EMCH CON 2. The concept of therapeutic community was first developed by Maxwell in He wrote a book entitled “ social psychiatry” which was first published in England. Later on when it was published in the United states, its title was changed to “Therapeutic Community.”.
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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.
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.
A Safe & Structured Community for Recovery. As defined by the Canadian Center for Substance Abuse, a Therapeutic Community (TC) is a “group based, highly structured and powerful treatment approach to addiction recovery.”. 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.
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. A wide variety of therapeutic community approaches is considered alongside an analysis of the implications of this model for mainstream residential practice.
Social work, health care and education professionals will find the text invaluable for its presentation of a well-founded analysis of their work with these most damaged and desperate.This volume provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of the Therapeutic Community (TC) theory and its practical "whole person" approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders and related problems.
Part I outlines the perspective of the traditional views of the substance abuse disorder, the substance abuser, and the basic components of this approach.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 articulated five themes that characterized the structural organization of the English therapeutic community Cited by: 5.