Theories, Model and Methods of TCs
Examples of therapeutic communities
Therapeutic community as treatment modality is used in variety of populations and settings including people with substance use disorder, Individuals with special needs, individuals with psychosis, correctional centres ,personality disorders etc.
This community treatment model encourages participants to work with one another, through their daily routine thereby promoting self change and becoming positive role models to one another.
It is a range of treatment traditions and approach that uses the relationship and activities of residents within the TC to aid therapeutic task.
Recent programs have medically trained professionals (e.g. consultant psychiatrist , psychiatric nurses, social workers and psychologist) as staff offering medical services in the therapeutic community.