Care and Control: How Far Should Collaboration Go? Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix Cell E5

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Key review argues that criminal justice and treatment conducted in a criminal justice context should see themselves as partners in a common effort, but one is geared to protecting society, the other to what’s best for the patient. Resulting differences come to a head in rules about confidentiality - in particular, what treatment can/must disclose to criminal justice about the offender/patient and what they have said or done during treatment.

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Drawn from cell E5 of the Alcohol Treatment Matrix, a workforce development resource mapping key research and guidance on alcohol brief interventions and treatment.

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