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  NCJ Number: NCJ 181050   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Evaluation of the South Carolina Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program for State Prisoners -- Final Report
  Document URL: PDF 
  Author(s): William Ruefle ; J. Mitchell Miller
  Date Published: 05/1999
  Page Count: 87
  Annotation: This is an overview of the South Carolina Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program for State Prisoners.
  Abstract: The South Carolina RSAT program is known as the Correctional Recovery Academy (CRA), operated by Civigenics, Inc., under contract with the South Carolina Department of Corrections. The CRA is a modified therapeutic community, using a cognitive behavioral approach with a projected length of stay between 8 and 12 months depending on client performance. It is designed to provide multi-modal substance abuse treatment in a residential setting for 17- to 27-year-old males sentenced under the Youthful Offender Act to an indeterminate sentence. The primary treatment methodologies used by the CRA include: (1) cognitive re-structuring towards pro-social, pro-deliberative norms; (2) cognitive-behavioral training toward relapse prevention and social reintegration; (3) social learning mechanisms of therapeutic communities; and (4) the spiritual community of a 12-steps fellowship. Appendixes
  Main Term(s): Corrections
  Index Term(s): Group therapy ; Treatment/Therapeutic Community ; Rehabilitation ; Socialization ; Social Learning ; Treatment techniques ; Treatment intervention model ; Cognitive therapy ; South Carolina
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 97-RT-VX-K015
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  Type: Program/Project Evaluation
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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