Helping Men Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction: Special Edition for Use in the Criminal Justice System (Ringbound)
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Helping Men Recover is the first gender-responsive, trauma-informed treatment program for men. The materials, based on the widely used, evidence-based women's curriculum, Helping Women Recover, are grounded in research, theory, and clinical practice. Included in this package are a facilitator's guide and a participant's workbook.
This version of Helping Men Recover has been specifically developed for men in the criminal justice system. Presented in an eighteen-session format, the facilitator's guide offers a step-by-step manual that contains the theory, structure, and content needed to run effective groups. The participant's workbook is designed so that men can process, record, and refer back to their therapeutic experience.
The program model is organized into four modules: self, relationships, sexuality, and spirituality. These are the four areas that recovering men have identified as triggers for relapse and as necessary for growth and healing. In addition, all the materials are designed to be user-friendly and self-instructive.
Praise for Helping Men Recover
"This is a needed tool for every prison and jail administrator who is determined to release individuals from custody with a better chance of success."--Martin F. Horn, distinguished lecturer, John Jay College, New York City; former Commissioner of Corrections and Probation, City of New York; former Secretary of Corrections, Pennsylvania
"This unique gender-responsive approach offers a practical guide to the successful treatment of the often overlooked trauma that many incarcerated males have experienced."--Tom Combs, administrator, Substance Abuse Services Section, Michigan Department of Corrections
"Helping Men Recover is an excellent, easy-to-use resource for any professional working with men in residential and nonresidential treatment programs."--Paul Kivel, author, Men's Work: How to Stop the Violence that Tears Our Lives Apart and the Men's Work curriculum
About the Author
Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW, is a clinician, author, and organizational consultant. She is a pioneer in the design and implementation of gender-responsive treatment services for women in public, private, and institutional settings. She is the author of Helping Women Recover. Dan Griffin, MA, has worked in a variety of areas in the mental health and addictions fields, including research, case management, public advocacy, teaching, and counseling, and in the drug court field in Minnesota and nationally for the past eight years. He is the recipient of the first Hazelden fellowship. Rick Dauer, LADC, is the clinical director at River Ridge Treatment Center in Burnsville, Minnesota. He is a professional in the field of chemical dependence and has extensive experience in residential, outpatient, and corrections-based treatment programs.