Prison substance misuse programs and offender rehabilitation

Casey, Sharon, and Day, Andrew (2014) Prison substance misuse programs and offender rehabilitation. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 21 (3). pp. 360-369.

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Abstract

This article considers the nature of the association between substance misuse and criminal behaviour and how this might inform the development of prison-based substance misuse treatment programs. The literature on what is known about the effectiveness of prison-based treatment is reviewed and the implications for correctional practice considered. It is concluded that prison-based substance misuse treatment should be considered a critical component of rehabilitation programming and that justice outcomes are likely to be improved when a number of program features are incorporated.

Item ID: 47191
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1934-1687
Keywords: substance use, substance misuse, treatment, offender rehabilitation, program effectiveness
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2017 07:50
FoR Codes: 17 PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES > 1701 Psychology > 170104 Forensic Psychology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940408 Rehabilitation and Correctional Services @ 100%
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