Portland State University. Department of Social Work
Date of Award
Master of Social Work (MSW)
A practicum submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Social Work, Portland State University.
The research effort is an outgrowth of the authors exposure to the field of drug treatment in general, and therapeutic communities in particular. Both were acquainted with people who were graduates of therapeutic communities, and had been involved in m.any discussions concerning the relative merit of therapeutic communities as opposed to other methods of drug treatment.
Ward, Barbara and York, Robert, "The Therapeutic Community: Treatment as Viewed by Former Addicts" (1977). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1905.