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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



© 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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