Skip Navigation
Login or register
About Us  Contact Us
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Manual for Engaging Homeless Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers in a Modified TC Shelter Program
No Recommendations Yet Click here to recommend.
Add Comment
Subscribe
Share This
Print
No Recommendations Yet Click here to recommend.
This manual is a guide to the development of a modified therapeutic community (TC) for the engagement and retention of homeless mentally ill chemical abusers (MICAs). The Salvation Army operated the modified TC described, A New Beginning, from August 1009 to August 2001 in the Kingsboro 80-bed homeless shelter located in Brooklyn, NY. Designed for MICA men who are seeking shelter rather than treatment, A New beginning uses principles and methods of a modified TC combined with special strategies that motivate and engage these men in treatment while preparing them for housing. This manual describes the planning, development, and implementation of the program in a shelter. (Authors)
Guides/Manuals
2002
New York, NY
212-845-4400
Related Items