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Title

Highly Traumatized Female Offenders and the Therapeutic Community Model of Prison Treatment

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Keywords

Women prisoners--Mental health services; Therapeutic communities;

Abstract

The Therapeutic Community is a model of prison treatment that requires inmates to publicly confront one another regarding negative behavior. This study looked at female offenders with trauma histories who participated in the Therapeutic Community and experienced a relapse once they were released, through a trauma-informed lens.

Start Date

6-4-2016 2:00 PM

End Date

6-4-2016 2:20 PM

Faculty Advisor

Cynthia Juby

Department

Department of Social Work

Comments

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

Embargo Date

4-6-2016

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Highly Traumatized Female Offenders and the Therapeutic Community Model of Prison Treatment

The Therapeutic Community is a model of prison treatment that requires inmates to publicly confront one another regarding negative behavior. This study looked at female offenders with trauma histories who participated in the Therapeutic Community and experienced a relapse once they were released, through a trauma-informed lens.