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MATRIX CELL 2016 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C2: Management/supervision; Generic and cross-cutting issues

The most important seminal and key studies on the role of management and supervision across therapy and medical treatment for drinking problems, one of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix.

HOT TOPIC 2017 HTM file
Focus on the families

One of our selection of hot topics on important issues which sometimes generate heated debate. Both as a treatment resource for the patient and a group needing support in their own right, families affected by substance use are, claimed a UK report in 2012, the ‘forgotten’ carers.

COLLECTION 2017 HTM file
Alcohol and families

Constructed for Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 on the theme of ‘Alcohol and Families’, this collection embraces two major roles for the families of problem drinkers – as recipients of support and therapy to promote their own welfare, and as therapeutic agents engaged in promoting the drinker’s welfare through family therapy or less formal involvement in treatment.

DOCUMENT 2007 HTM file
Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions

After examining the evidence for psychosocial therapies for problem drug use, the UK’s official health advisers recommend behavioural couples therapy and contingency management, argue against cognitive-behavioural therapies, and pose residential rehabilitation as a last resort – in some respects surprising and controversial recommendations.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell E5: Treatment systems; Safeguarding the community

Key studies relating to local, regional and national systems for effectively and cost-effectively providing treatment in criminal justice settings and/or to safeguard the community. One of 25 cells in the Alcohol Treatment Matrix.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell D5: Organisational functioning; Safeguarding the community

Seminal and key studies on organisational influences on alcohol treatment in criminal justice and allied contexts where the main aim or a major outcome is to reduce crime or otherwise safeguard the community.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Drug Matrix cell D5: Organisational functioning; Safeguarding the community

The most important seminal and key studies shedding light on the role of management and supervision in criminal justice and allied work. One of 25 cells in the alcohol matrix. Also highlights the most useful reviews and practice guidelines and offers a customised one-click search for more on the Effectiveness Bank database. Truly essential reading.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C5: Management/supervision: Safeguarding the community

Seminal and key studies on the role of management and supervision in relation to treatment in criminal justice settings and/or for the purpose of safeguarding the community. Just as for the practitioners, for managers the ‘tricky’ challenge is to extract therapeutic benefit out of a coercive, punishment-oriented context.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell B5: Practitioners; Safeguarding the community

Seminal and key studies on the impact of the practitioner in criminal justice work and safeguarding the community. Explores whether exceptional abilities are needed to forge productive therapeutic relationships in these situations.

MATRIX CELL 2017 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell A5: Interventions; Safeguarding the community

Seminal and key studies on the impact of alcohol treatment on the community including the safety and welfare of families and effects on crime and antisocial behaviour.


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