Therapeutic Community

‘Therapeutic community’- a small cohesive community in whoch patients are in where patients have a significant involvement in decision-making and the practicalities of running the unit. cambridge.org

Therapeutic communities (TCs) for addiction treatment have been characterized by a treatment philosophy of “right living” and “community as method” delivered in long-term residential programs largely directed and managed by clients.  Dye et. al., 2009

Based on ideas of collective responsibility, citizenship and empowerment, therapeutic communities are deliberately structured in a way that encourages personal responsibility and avoids unhelpful dependency on professionals. cambridge.org

Advertisements

One thought on “Therapeutic Community

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.