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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
This Provider's Guide is an adjunct to the best-selling Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment. This text is specifically designed to meet the needs of practitioners working with female substance abusers.
 
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

Harvey B. Milkman

Harvey B. Milkman, PhD 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, MD, at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital in New York City, on the User’s Drug of Choice. From 1980–1981, he completed a sabbatical exploration of addictive behavior in Africa, India, and Southeast Asia; in 1985 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... More About Author

Kenneth Wayne Wanberg

Kenneth W. Wanberg, ThD, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in the State of Colorado and Director of the Center for Addictions Research and Evaluation, Inc. More About Author

Barbara A. Gagliardi

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... More About Author

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