Provides valuable information that explains to professionals how addiction-specific support groups can be free sources of community support and stability for the probationer/parolee during the difficult release transition period.The Addiction Problem: A Multidimensional Perspective 1 3 Yet despite the pervasiveness of the problem, the criminal justice system, generally, does not hire staff with specialized training in the field of chemical dependency or addictions. ... Supplemental and even specialized training in this area is critical to the performance of our mission. ... We must reach beyond issuing orders and become truly knowledgeable about our subject matter if we want to effect behavioral change.
|Title||:||Partners in Change|
|Author||:||Edward M. Read|
|Publisher||:||Hazelden Publishing - 1996|