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NCJ Number: NCJ 241028     Find in a Library
Title: Evaluation of Six Brief Interventions That Target Drug-Related Problems in Correctional Populations
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Author(s): George W. Joe ; Kevin Knight ; D. Dwayne Simpson ; Patrick M. Flynn ; Janis T. Morey ; Norma G. Bartholomew ; Michele Staton Tindall ; William M. Burdon ; Elizabeth A. Hall ; Steve S. Martin ; Daniel J. O'Connell
  Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:51  Issue:1-2  Dated:January-March 2012  Pages:9 to 33
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 25
  Annotation: This study evaluated interventions for drug treatment in correctional populations.
Abstract: Finding brief effective treatments for criminal justice populations is a major public need. The CJ-DATS Targeted Intervention for Corrections (TIC), which consists of six brief interventions (communication, anger, motivation, criminal thinking, social networks, and HIV/sexual health), was tested in separate federally-funded randomized control studies. In total, 1,573 criminal justice-involved individuals from 20 correction facilities participated (78 percent males; 54 percent White). Multilevel repeated measures analyses found significant gains in knowledge, attitudes, and psychosocial functioning (criteria basic to knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) and TCU treatment process models). While improvements were less consistent in criminal thinking, overall evidence supported efficacy for the TIC interventions. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Inmate drug treatment
Index Term(s): Treatment offender matching ; Drug treatment ; Target groups ; Treatment intervention model
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
United States of America

National Institute on Drug Abuse
United States of America

Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

Ctr's for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
United States of America

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin (SAMHSA)
US Dept of Health and Human Services
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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