INFOGRAPHIC: Therapeutic Communities
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Therapeutic Communities are an intensive form of substance abuse treatment provided to eligible inmates in prisons. Participants live in groups and use a hierarchical learning model centered around social and personal responsibility as they progress through different levels of treatment.
The Road to Recovery and Reentry
Did You Know?
- 11,959 people have participated in Therapeutic Communities at Washington state prisons
- Washington state sees approximately $5.05 in benefits for every one dollar spent on Therapeutic Communities
- “The Effectiveness for Incarcerated Persons: Findings for the Washington Statewide Reentry Council.” Washington State Institute for Public Policy, May 2017
- Washington State Department of Corrections Research and Data Analytics Unit