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NCJ Number: NCJ 241998     Find in a Library
Title: Effects of Program Differences With Wilderness Therapy and Residential Treatment Center (RTC) Programs
Journal: Residential Treatment For Children & Youth  Volume:29  Issue:3  Dated:July - September 2012  Pages:202 to 218
Author(s): Nicholas A. Magle-Haberek, M.S., M.S.W., R.S.W. ; Anita R. Tucker, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W. ; Michael A. Gass, Ph.D., LMFT
Date Published: 08/2012
Page Count: 17
Document: HTML 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This ressearch examines organizations within the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs and how they differ on a variety of programmatic attributes.
Abstract: Organizations within the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs differ on a variety of programmatic attributes. The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship between individual characteristics, programmatic use of adventure therapy, and YOQ-30 scores of participants attending Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare and Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs). No statistical relationship was found between length of treatment and type of program as measured by client scores, while gender, involvement in individual adventure therapy, percentage of time spent on expedition, and admission scores were significantly related to changes in client scores. Characteristics associated with recovery in both treatment environments are discussed. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
Main Term(s): Juvenile residential treatment centers
Index Term(s): Behavioral objectives ; Wilderness programs ; Juvenile length of stay ; Treatment techniques ; Treatment effectiveness
   
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