Differential effectiveness of residential versus outpatient aftercare for parolees from prison-based therapeutic community treatment programs.
|Title||Differential effectiveness of residential versus outpatient aftercare for parolees from prison-based therapeutic community treatment programs.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Burdon, WM, Dang J, Prendergast ML, Messina NP, Farabee D|
|Journal||Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy|
|Keywords||Adult, Aftercare, Ambulatory Care Facilities, Female, Humans, Male, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Prisoners, Program Evaluation, Residential Facilities, Severity of Illness Index, Substance Abuse Treatment Centers, Substance-Related Disorders|
Research has indicated that more intense treatment is associated with better outcomes among clients who are appropriately matched to treatment intensity level based on the severity of their drug/alcohol problem. This study examined the differential effectiveness of community-based residential and outpatient treatment attended by male and female drug-involved parolees from prison-based therapeutic community substance abuse treatment programs based on the severity of their drug/alcohol problem.
|Alternate Journal||Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy|