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The Therapeutic Community Series

The Therapeutic Community Series
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3 episodes in this series

Episode 1 The Therapeutic Community Perspective - With George De Leon
De Leon lays out the framework and theory underlying a therapeutic community, including the TC approach to substance abuse treatment and recovery. He explains that the TC is different from…
Episode 2 Community as a Method - With George De Leon
De Leon explains how a therapeutic community uses its social environment to change individuals' behaviors, lifestyles and identities. The community is the method itself: constant participation, evaluation, feedback and reinforcement…
Episode 3 Components of a Generic Therapeutic Community - With George De Leon
De Leon goes beyond theory to explain the specific operations of an ideal therapeutic community: what happens on a daily basis, what the physical space looks like, what activities are…

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