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Title: Comprehensive Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program
Author(s): W R Chapman; H C Donnelly
Corporate Author: New York State Dept of Correctional Services
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 89
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
New York State Dept of Correctional Services
Albany, NY 12226
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

New York State Dept of Correctional Services
Bldg 2
Harriman Office Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Demonstrative)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The New York State Department of Corrections established the Comprehensive Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program (CASAT) to provide a continuum of treatment services to male and female inmates.
Abstract: The first phase involves participation in an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Correctional Treatment Center (ASACTC). Each of the ASACTC annexes is a medium-security facility that operates as a therapeutic community. Treatment includes drug education, counseling programs, and the development of skills and coping mechanisms to assist recovery. In the Community Reintegration phase, the participant moves to a work-release facility or to an appropriate placement in the community. In the third phase, Aftercare, offenders are released from prison and placed in transitional housing, where they continue in a structured treatment program while becoming reintegrated to the responsibilities of employment and community living. This phase, which lasts during the first year of probation supervision, focuses on relapse prevention. 3 appendixes
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Inmate drug treatment; New York; Program implementation
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