You are developing a new drug program for prison inmates. You are required to make the program similar to programs for non incarcerated adult males.

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You are developing a new drug program for prison inmates. You are required to make the program similar to programs for non incarcerated adult males.

You are developing a new drug program for prison inmates. You are required to make the program similar to programs for non incarcerated adult males. Putting together all the elements of a drug abuse program will include but not be limited to: Screening, Testing, Diagnosis, Assessment, Referral, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, 12 step groups

 

You supervisor needs you to identify, describe and justify the elements you will want to utilize in the program as well as a list of why it is necessary or important to the recovery of the inmates in your program. Use the following list as a guide.

Assignment Guidelines

  • Address the following in 4–5 pages:
    • For each of the items in the list below, address the following three questions:
      • Briefly describe and summarize this activity/process.
      • How would you utilize it in the prison setting? Explain.
      • Why is this activity/process important to drug addiction treatment and recovery?
    • The list is as follows:
      • Screening
      • Testing
      • Diagnosis
      • Assessment
      • Referral
      • Group Therapy
      • Individual Therapy
      • 12 step groups

In 5-7 paragraphs

Inmates at the prison you work in like the drug program because it gives them extra perks that they cannot get anywhere else. It is important that the inmates not malinger in order to gain access to the program because it is limited to those with actual addictions and those who desire a real recovery.

Assignment Guidelines

  • In 5–7 paragraphs, address the following:
    • In your own words, define the term malingering.
    • Do you feel it is important to screen out malingering inmates who only want the program for the perks? Why or why not?
    • Regardless of your stance on the question above, how would you be able to screen out malingering inmates?
    • Besides perks of enrollment, what other strategies do you feel would be effective in enticing inmates to enroll in drug abuse and addiction treatment programs? Explain why?
    • What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of individual counseling for drug abuse and addiction on incarcerated individuals? Explain.
    • What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of group counseling for drug abuse and addiction on incarcerated individuals? Explain.

 

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