Affiliation: National Development and Research Institutes
- Clarifying the nature of therapeutic community treatment. The Survey of Essential Elements Questionnaire (SEEQ)G Melnick
Center for Therapeutic Community Research at NDRI, New York, NY
J Subst Abuse Treat 16:307-13. 1999..Results were seen as validating the TC formulation from which the SEEQ items were drawn. Implications on the potential use of the SEEQ as a means of codifying TC treatment for research, training, and quality assurance are discussed...
- Therapeutic communities: diversity in treatment elementsG Melnick
Center for Therapeutic Community Research at National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York 10048, USA
Subst Use Misuse 35:1819-47. 2000..Modified programs showed a greater tendency to rely on counselors. Implications of the findings for program quality, health care policy, and research are discussed...
- A client-treatment matching protocol for therapeutic communities: first reportG Melnick
Center for Therapeutic Community Research at National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 21:119-28. 2001..Though limited to TC-oriented agencies, the present research supports the use of objective matching criteria to improve treatment...
- Therapeutic communities. Enhancing retention in treatment using "Senior Professor" staffG De Leon
Center for Therapeutic Community Research CTCR at National Development and Research Institutes, Inc NDRI, 16th Floor, 2 World Trade Center, New York, NY 10048, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 19:375-82. 2000..Some theoretical and clinical implications are discussed as to the utilization of experienced staff to increase retention among new inductees with relatively lower motivational levels, who are at greatest risk for early dropout...
- Treatment process in prison therapeutic communities: motivation, participation, and outcomeG Melnick
Center for Therapeutic Community Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York, USA
Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 27:633-50. 2001..The use of a combination of enhanced motivation and early program participation as a means of increasing the utilization and effectiveness of aftercare is discussed...