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introduction to therapeutic communities

by David Kennard

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Published by J. Kingsley Publishers in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Therapeutic communities.,
  • Therapeutic community.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-185) and indexes.

    StatementDavid Kennard.
    SeriesTherapeutic communities ;, 1, International library of group psychotherapy and group process.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC489.T67 K45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL487060M
    ISBN 101853026034
    LC Control Number98216666

    Therapeutic Communities. Contemporary therapeutic communities evolved from the work of two English psychiatrists, Wilfred Bion and John Rickman, during World War II. Bion and Rickman were asked by the British government to set up a specialized unit within a mental hospital for the rehabilitation of psychologically traumatized by: 5. Browse: Home / Articles & Information / Introduction to Psychotherapy & Counselling / Therapeutic Communities The basic idea of a therapeutic community is to create a life-like living situation (residential or several days a week) where people can practice the basic skills of living with other people.

    This book aims to explore the evidence supporting the therapeutic community (TC) modality as a uniquely effective approach to care of individuals living with opioid use disorder and other addictions, and also to identify salient mediators of improved outcome, including long-term treatment and removal from the opioid-associated environment.   Senior Research Officer Senior Research Fellow Senior Lecturer non‐executive director. University of Bedfordshire, UK. Search for more papers by this author.

    MTC is a modified Therapeutic Community with a total population of We are dedicated to treating clients with a substance abuse problem. As a participant, you are expected to maintain a pro-social culture and assist each other in making positive change. The basic principles of therapeutic communities are democratization, permissiveness, communalism, and reality confrontation. A therapeutic community allows emotional growth and efficient.


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Kennard discusses the key issues of therapeutic communities and applies them to everyday situations: not just to the psychiatric arena, but to management, social life and general health care.

The book's major strength lies in its succinct illustration of the critical importance of the interplay between the individual and the wider by: The learning process in the therapeutic community comes from the community itself.

The community is the agent of change. In a healthy therapeutic community, one learns positive pro-social values and models them in the community. How can you benefit from the way learning takes place in a therapeutic community.

Important concepts. Get this from a library. An introduction to therapeutic communities. [David Kennard] -- Therapeutic communities provide, in addition to safe accommodation and twenty-four hour care, a highly structured environment with set rules and timetables.

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From innovation to application: therapeutic communities for people with severe personality disorders. The therapeutic community approach in introduction to therapeutic communities book care of the mentally ill.

Concept-based therapeutic communities for drug abusers. Anti-psychiatry and alternative asylum. Price: $ An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities International library of group psychotherapy and group process International library of group psychotherapy and group process: Therapeutic communities series Routledge Direct Editions Therapeutic Communities Section, International Library of Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes: Authors.

An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities by David Kennard,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Introduction to the Therapeutic Community The reasons you are in the therapeutic setting are many.

Your problems will not fit into one neat category. By the time a person gets to the Department of Correction, they have had years of conditioning, backed up with generations of cultural and family dysfunction.

The book is part of an excellent series by Jessica Kingsley called Writing for Therapy or Personal Development which is edited by the country's leading exponent of writing for personal and professional development, including therapeutic contexts the book provides a very practical and useful introduction to 'journal therapy' this introductory book is a 'must' for any practitioner Cited by: 4.

Buy An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities (Community, Culture and Change) New Ed by David Kennard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). Therapeutic communities provide, in addition to safe accommodation and twenty-four hour care, a highly structured environment with set rules and timetables.

Within this environment they establish a set of relationships and meetings that provides a safe emotional container for distress. Members play an active role in all decisions affecting them, which can include voting on the admission and. With deinstitutionalization, shorter hospital stays, and greater advocacy on the part of people with disabilities, there is a need for development of TR services in communities.

Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation introduces the role of therapeutic recreation for disadvantaged populations from U.S. and Canadian perspectives. Therapeutic communities, as we know them today, developed from two visionary experiments between andknown as the Northfield experiments (Harrison, ).

The first experiment was led by Bion and was unsuccessful, in the sense that it had to close after 6 on: London. The therapeutic community (TC) is an intensive and comprehensive treatment model developed for use with adults that has been modified successfully to treat adolescents with substance use disorders.

TCs for the treatment of addiction originated ina time when other systems of therapy, such as psychiatry and general medicine, were not successful in treating alcohol or substance use disorders. Therapeutic Communities of America: an association of substance abuse treatment agencies An Introduction to Therapeutic Communities of America is an association of substance abuse treatment organizations working together to promote the understanding of the self help therapeutic community (TC) methodology for the treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.

This volume provides a comprehensive review of the essentials of the Therapeutic Community (TC) theory and its practical "whole person" approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders and related problems.

Part I outlines the perspective of thePrice: $ Introduction to the Therapeutic Pocket Book by Dr. Herbert Alfred Roberts and Annie C. Wilson all his communities into a state, all the states into a nation.

Bœnninghausen's Therapeutic Pocket Book is the result of his long years of indefatigable labor, the full fruition of. Effectiveness of Therapeutic Communities: A Systematic Review Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in European Addiction Research 18(1) January with 2, Reads.

•A Therapeutic Community is a treatment facility in which the community itself, through self-help and mutual support, is the principal means for promoting personal change •In a therapeutic community, residents and staff participate in the management and operation of the community, contributing to a psychologically andFile Size: 1MB.

2 De Leon, G. Therapeutic Communit ies: Theory, Model and Method. New York: Springer Publishing Company, Inc., Chapter 1, page 6. 3 Therapeutic communities and high functioning: An interview with Dr.

Westley Clark, Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Therapeutic Communities of America News, Spring/Summer File Size: 1MB. The book provides readers on all levels of experience with an understanding of what takes place in therapeutic communities, and how they themselves can play a role in the TC setting."--Marc Galanter, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, New York University School of Medicine.

This is a wonderful : Springer Publishing Company.Therapeutic Communties have a long and complex history and it is often difficult to know where to start your reading about them.

You can search for papers that relate to your specific interest or enquiry on our Journal Database. However for a general overview and introduction to TCs we recommend: The Evolution of the T.Examining the tradition of therapeutic communities, their principles and their context, Therapeutic Communities: Past, Present and Future is a wide-ranging introduction to both theory and practice.

Including contributions by some of the most eminent figures working in therapeutic communities, the book explores the creative and original.