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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



July 2008 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

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 Change (SSC) 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 SSC 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: 978-1-4129-0591-6

The Provider's Guide
Second Edition
Kenneth W. Wanberg and Harvey B. Milkman
ISBN: 978-1-4129-0592-3


SAGE offers treatment and training programs for mental health providers that you can easily incorporate into your existing programs. Visit www.sagepub.com/satreatments to learn more about these treatment and training programs.


 
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 Women

 
Risk Factors and Dynamic Predictors of Criminal Condut in Women

 
Theories of Female Crime

 
Implications for Treatment and Policy: What Factors Reduce Recidivism Among Female Judicial Clients?

 
Chapter Review

 
 
2. Connecting Female Substance Abuse, Cognition, and Crime
Gender Differences in Substance Abuse

 
Psychosocial Issues and Substance Abuse in Women

 
Patterns and Trends in Women's Lives

 
Stigmas and Stereotypes of Women and Substance Abuse

 
The Interaction of Women's Social Roles and Relationships

 
Gender Norms and Sense of Self

 
Personal Responsibility and the Sociocentric Perspective

 
Implications for Treatment and Policy: What Factors Reduce Recidivism?

 
Chapter Review

 
 
3. Mental and Physical Health Issues in Female Criminal Justice Clients
Overview of Mental Health Issues in Female Substance-Abusing Judicial Clients

 
Dual Diagnosis in Women: Common Psychiatric Disorders Found Among Women Judicial Clients

 
Women and Violent Trauma

 
The Specific Causes of Violent Trauma

 
Medical Challenges for Women Judical Clients

 
Ethnic Considerations in Health Care

 
Implications for Treatment and Policy: What Factors Reduce Recidivism?

 
Chapter Review

 
 
4. Adolescent Girls and Delinquency: The Route Into Correctional Settings
Gender Differences Between Adolescents in AOD Treatment and Juvenile Justice Settings

 
Adolescent Girls and Delinquency

 
The Nature of Female Adolescent Offense

 
Juvenile Victims of Crime

 
Risk Factors for Juvenile Offending Among Females

 
Psychological Consequences of Violent Trauma in Adolescence

 
Gender Norms and Adolescence

 
Girls and Gangs

 
Female Adolescent Detention

 
Experiences of Girls Within the Juvenile Justice System

 
Implications for Treatment and Policy: What Factors Reduce Recidivism?

 
Chapter Review

 
 
5. Understanding Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
History of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

 
PTSD Population Statistics

 
Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

 
Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

 
PTSD Assessment Methods

 
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Gender

 
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Childhood Trauma

 
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the Female Judicial Client

 
Allostasis and the Allostatice Load Factor

 
Recovery From Trauma

 
Core Areas and Treatment Goals for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

 
Treatment Modalities

 
Therapist Characteristics

 
Chapter Review

 
 
SECTION II: ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS IN THE EDUCATION AND TREATMENT OF FEMALE JUDICIAL CLIENTS
 
6. Assessment of Women in Correctional Settings
Overview of the SSC Assessment Program

 
Components of Assessment

 
An Assessment and Case Management Service Planning Model

 
Specific Factors Important in the Assessment of Female Judicial Clients

 
The Client Master Profile and Master Assessment Plan

 
Treatment Matching

 
Collaborative Involvement in Assessment and the Development of the Treatment Plan

 
The Continuum of Care

 
Chapter Review

 
 
7. Gender as Culture and Other Diversity Considerations
Diversity Considerations in Working with Women Judicial Clients

 
Beyond Cultural Differences

 
Socioeconomic Issues

 
Women Judicial Clients and Their Children

 
Chapter Review

 
 
8. Gender-Specific Strategies and Models for Treatment
The Therapeutic Alliance: What Makes an Effective Counselor?

 
The Therapeautic Environment

 
Goals of Treatment With Female Judicial Clients

 
Therapeutic Intervention With Female Judicial Clients

 
Individualized Plans for Reentry and Transition

 
Support for Service Providers

 
Current Trends in Women-Focused Programs: Models for Treatment

 
Chapter Review

 
 
SECTION III: GENDER-SPECIFIC ADAPTATIONS FOR WOMEN
 
PHASE I: Challenge to Change
Module 1: Orientation: How This Program Works

 
Module 2: Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Change and Responsible Living

 
Module 3: AOD Use Patterns and Outcomes

 
Module 4: Understanding Criminal Thinking and Behavior

 
Module 5: Sharing and Listening: Communication Pathways to Self-Awareness and Other-Awareness

 
Module 6: Understanding and Preventing Relapse and Recidivism

 
Module 7: The Process and Skills for Self-Improvement and Change

 
 
PHASE II: Commitment to Change
Module 8: Self-Control: Managing Thoughts and Emotions

 
Module 9: Social and Relationship Skills Building

 
Module 10: Skills in Social and Community Responsibility

 
 
PHASE III: Ownership of Change: Lifestyle Balance and Healthy Living
Module 11: Relapse and Recidivism Prevention: Review Strategies for Healthy Living

 
Module 12: Strengthening Ownership of Change: Skills for a Healthy Lifestyle

 
 
PROGRAM CLOSURE: Continuing Your Journey of Responsible Living
Key features
  • Comprehensive female-focused enhancement for Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment (Participant's Workbook and Provider's Guide): Strategies for Self-Improvement and Change – Pathways to Responsible Living (Wanberg & Milkman, 2006, 2008).

  • Strengths-Based Perspective and Focus on Diversity.

  • Enhanced treatment efficacy for females with problems related to substance abuse and criminal conduct.

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