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NCJ Number: 237588 Find in a Library
Title: Implementation of a Contingency Management-Based Intervention in a Community Supervision Setting: Clinical Issues and Recommendations
Journal: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  Volume:50  Issue:5  Dated:July 2011  Pages:235-251
Author(s): Adria J. Trotman; Faye S. Taxman
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Grant Number: R01 073010
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article discusses the implementation of a cognitive-behaviorally based substance abuse treatment program.
Abstract: A cognitive-behaviorally based substance abuse treatment program was implemented within a community supervision setting. This program included a goals group that used a contingency management component and included the probation agent as a part of the treatment. In this article, the authors describe the contingency management component of the treatment and discuss, in detail, issues that arose throughout the course of the study. Possible causes and solutions to the issues are discussed from a contingency management perspective that can result in improved reinforcements to achieve better probationer outcomes. (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult)
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Cognitive therapy; Drug abuse; Probation; Treatment techniques
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