Criminal Justice Therapy: Melding Care with Control. Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell D5

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In theory the great advantage of treatment ordered by the criminal justice system is that it can ‘hold’ patients in treatment and get them to comply with the programme sufficiently to gain benefits. But what does the coercion which grips patients do to the quality of the contacts it enforces?

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Drawn from cell D5 of the Alcohol Treatment Matrix, a workforce development resource mapping key research and guidance on alcohol brief interventions and treatment.

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