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Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment for Women in Correctional Settings: Adjunct Provider's Guide

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.
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

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

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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ISBN: 9781412905930