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Effectiveness Bank Matrix Cell: Reconciling the Interests of Community, Clients, and Families

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Key studies on the roles of management in treatment’s impacts on crime and safeguarding the community, with a focus on criminal justice and child protection. Explore what research can offer managers who have to reconcile the interests of clients, their families and the community.

Alcohol Treatment Matrix Row 5: Safeguarding the Community

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Time to consolidate the lessons of the course’s last five instalments about treatment intended to safeguard the community, the final row of the Alcohol Treatment Matrix. A common theme is the contradiction between treatment centred on the patient’s welfare, yet offered within a system which prioritises the wider community, and sees the patient essentially as a threat.

Effectiveness Bank Matrix Bite: Treatment not for the Patient but for the Community

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The final row of the Alcohol Treatment Matrix enters the domain of treatment organised not primarily for the patient, but to safeguard the wider community, encountering what seems a core contradiction depicted on the cover of WHO guidance on alcohol treatment in prison.