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Drug Abuse Treatment Evidence: Collection VI (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Research Addresses Needs of Criminal Justice Staff and Offenders; Article 2: High-Risk Drug Offenders Do Better With Close Judicial Supervision; and Article 3: New Therapy Reduces Drug Abuse Among Patients With Severe Mental Illness

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About the Course:

This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.

Research Addresses Needs of Criminal Justice Staff and Offenders
explains how the Criminal Justice-Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) investigators have collaborated with the criminal justice partners to fashion and test science-based, practical tools for integrating drug abuse treatment in the Nation’s prisons and probation and parole programs.

High-Risk Drug Offenders Do Better With Close Judicial Supervision
recalls how low-risk offenders do equally well with and without regularly scheduled court appearances.

New Therapy Reduces Drug Abuse Among Patients With Severe Mental Illness
describes how a specially designed group intervention also improves patients’ functioning in the community.

All three articles are contained in one PDF.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Drug Abuse Treatment Evidence: Collection VI (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Research Addresses Needs of Criminal Justice Staff and Offenders; Article 2: High-Risk Drug Offenders Do Better With Close Judicial Supervision; and Article 3: New Therapy Reduces Drug Abuse Among Patients With Severe Mental Illness created by Lori Whitten and NIDA Notes Staff in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

April 2009; December 2008; and June 2008

Course Material Authors

Lori Whitten

Lori Whitten is a NIDA Notes staff writer.

NIDA Notes Staff

No additional information given.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about how research addresses needs of criminal justice staff and offenders; how high-risk drug offenders do better with close judicial supervision, and how a new therapy reduces drug abuse among patients with severe mental illness. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain how research, by the Criminal Justice-Drug Abuse Treatment Studies project, addresses the needs of criminal justice staff and offenders.

  2. Acknowledge how high-risk drug offenders do better with close judicial supervision.

  3. Describe how a new therapy reduces drug abuse among patients with severe mental illness.

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Drug Abuse Treatment Evidence: Collection VI (NIDA Notes)

Article 1: Research Addresses Needs of Criminal Justice Staff and Offenders
Article 2: High-Risk Drug Offenders Do Better With Close Judicial Supervision
Article 3: New Therapy Reduces Drug Abuse Among Patients With Severe Mental Illness

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Course Retired
Course Number 101657
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  • Reading-Based Online
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