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Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2005) Substance abuse treatment for adults in the criminal justice system. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 44.

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This revised TIP provides the current clinical evidence-based guidelines, tools, and resources necessary to help substance abuse counsellors treat clients involved with the criminal justice system.

• Executive Summary
• 1 Introduction
• 2 Screening and Assessment
• 3 Triage and Placement in Treatment Services
• 4 Substance Abuse Treatment Planning
• 5 Major Treatment Issues and Approaches
• 6 Adapting Offender Treatment for Specific Populations
• 7 Treatment Issues in Pretrial and Diversion Settings
• 8 Treatment Issues Specific to Jails
• 9 Treatment Issues Specific to Prisons
• 10 Treatment for Offenders Under Community Supervision
• 11 Key Issues Related to Program Development
• Appendix A: Bibliography
• Appendix B: Glossary
• Appendix C: Screening and Assessment Instruments
• Appendix D: Resource Panel
• Appendix E: Cultural Competency and Diversity Network Participants
• Appendix F: Special Consultants
• Appendix G: Field Reviewers

Item Type
Publication Type
International, Guideline, Report, Protocol
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Intervention Type
Drug therapy, Treatment method, Crime prevention, Psychosocial treatment method, Rehabilitation/Recovery
Identification #
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 44
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Corporate Creators
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Place of Publication
Rockville, MD
The Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series are US best-practice guidelines for the treatment of substance abuse. CSAT's Division of Services Improvement draws on the experience and knowledge of clinical, research, and administrative experts to produce the TIP Series, which are distributed to a growing number of facilities and individuals across the country. These can be accessed through the publisher link.
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