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Adult Drug Court Services, Coordination, and Treatment: FY 2013 Competitive Grant Announcement (Requirements Resource Guide) By U.S. Department of Justice
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For drug courts to be most effective, judges, court personnel, treatment providers, and treatment coordinators partner together to assist in the development of treatment, rehabilitation, and... More > supervision plans for each defendant based on a clinical assessment or diagnostic process. Lengths of stay in treatment and in aftercare are factors associated with positive outcomes and, in particular, with the cessation of drug use, reduction in recidivism rates, and improvement in educational and employment status and family relationships. In coordination with the drug court judge and other court personnel, treatment and case management personnel assess clients’ treatment needs, track their progress in treatment programs, and determine appropriate levels of treatment services. Supportive social services provide drug court staff with links to employment, educational/vocational placement, family counseling, and housing placement assistance for drug court participants.< Less
Life-Writing for Victims of Childhood Maltreatment: The Write to Justice and Recovery By Dr. Heather B. Fox Griffith
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Autoethnography as a qualitative research methodology produces data suitable for meta-analysis when the interest is in gaining insight into the lived experience of childhood victimization and the... More > relevant cultural, social, historical and political context of individual experience. The researcher/author provides a thick description of embodied experience and meaning making as an important part of the process of recovery and toward sensitizing the reader. This phenomenological approach to research methodology addresses concerns with researcher subjectivity and bias and agrees that subjective experience is grounded in self-experience (Anderson L., 2006). Phenomenological research provides information that can be broadly applied to a population that has experienced the phenomenon of interest.< Less
The United States Social Forum: Perspectives of a Movement By USSF Book Committee
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The is a remarkable and full account of the first US Social Forum, held in Atlanta, Georgia in the Summer of 2007. More than 12,000 people attended from across the U.S. and the world, taking part in... More > workshops, plenaries and other gatherings. The book is both a history of the event and a how-to manual for organizing for the future.< Less
The United States Social Forum: Perspectives of a Movement By USSF Book Committee
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The is a remarkable and full account of the first US Social Forum, held in Atlanta, Georgia in the Summer of 2007. More than 12,000 people attended from across the U.S. and the world, taking part in... More > workshops, plenaries and other gatherings. The book is both a history of the event and a how-to manual for organizing for the future.< Less
Big Picture Perspectives and A Pursuit of Social Activism By Tiffany Twain
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This Book Eight of the Earth Manifesto contains incisive essays, including "The True State of the Union" and "A Clarion Call for Common Sense Action and "Climate Change... More > Considerations", along with provocative Pope Francis-inspired "Views on High from an Angular Unconformist", and "Sad Implications of the Two Dueling Santa Claus Strategies in Political Economics". It also contains renewed assessments of optimum economic and social planning for the United States and nations around the world. And it contains an interesting Open Letter to President Obama and the American People, written back when he was president, which articulates ways to achieve political reforms that would contribute to the common good over the long run. And there is a provisional Film Script for this manifesto.< Less
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History By Al Smith
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This social & cultural history anthology is linked to an introductory body of theory on social and cultural methodology. It is a course text or an adjunct text for community college level... More > investigation on how culture and society interact to form North American history. It is also a foundation for discourse on social justice, activism, and human rights.< Less
American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History By Al Smith
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This social & cultural history anthology is linked to an introductory body of theory on social and cultural methodology. It is a course text or an adjunct text for community college level... More > investigation on how culture and society interact to form North American history. It is also a foundation for discourse on social justice, activism, and human rights.< Less
OPPORTUNITIES EMERGING: Social Change in a Complex World By bruce meder
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The world is chaotic and complex and becoming more so. How do you work for social justice or community development in such an environment? Bruce Meder asks the reader to embrace chaos and complexity... More > and to work with emergence. He also suggests you have a cup of coffee.< Less
Opportunities Emerging: Social Change In a Complex World By Bruce Meder
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The world is chaotic and complex and becoming more so. How do you work for social justice or community development in such an environment? Bruce Meder asks the reader to embrace chaos and complexity... More > and to work with emergence. He also suggests you have a cup of coffee.< Less

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