Critical Knowledge About 12-Step Programs for Criminal Justice Professionals [Videoconference held August 29, 2001]
By Gornik, Mark.
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This 3-hour program discusses the strengths and weaknesses of 12-step programs and how they integrate with "what works" in the correctional field. The following topics are addressed:
- Enhancing communication and cooperation and supporting the appropriate use of 12-step programs;
- Recognizing the benefits of 12-step programs throughout the criminal justice system;
- Understanding how the mission of 12-step programs complements the goal of corrections;
- Special issues with 12-step progr... Read More