BOOKS, REPORTS & ARTICLES
You can find the following books by visiting the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Each article has a web page listed to access it.
Codependent No More - by Melody Beattie
With instructive life stories, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests, Codependent No More is a simple, straightforward, readable map of the perplexing world of codependency-charting the path to freedom and a lifetime of healing, hope, and happiness.
Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively - forward by James O. Prochaska, John C. Norcross and Carlo C. DiClimente
Changing for Good is based on the work of psychologists that studied more than 1000 people who were able to positively and permanently change their behavior. The authors identify that change does not depend on willpower or luck, but instead follows a predictable course of stages. Once the stage of change is identified, strategies can be employed that will increase the likelihood of progress, maintain motivation and assist in achieving permanent change. This book offers self-assessment, case studies and example to illustrate the concepts. Whether your goal is to start saving money, stop drinking or end other self-defeating behaviors, this book can help you understand the process successful changers have used.
Before It’s Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble—and What Parents Can Do About It - by Stanton E. Samenow
Clinical Psychologist Stanton Samenow offers instructive insight into children’s personalities and gives practical suggestions for taking corrective steps - before the antisocial patterns become entrenched. The book includes advice to help parents cope.
Don’t Believe It For A Minute!: Forty Toxic Ideas That Are Driving You Crazy - by Arnold A. Lazarus, Clifford N. Lazarus and Allen Fay
Stop making the same dumb mistakes! This book debunks forty common mis-beliefs that can lead to depression, anxiety and guilt. Explodes some of the most destructive myths in western culture—and gives an "antidote" to each toxic idea.
Feeling Good - by David Burns
Dr. Burns describes how to combat feelings of depression so you can develop greater self-esteem. This best-selling book has sold over 3 million copies worldwide to date. In a recent national survey of mental health professionals, Feeling Good was rated #1—out of a list of 1000 books—as the most frequently recommended self-help book on depression in the United States.
How To Raise a Brighter Child - by Joan Beck
This book includes scientific findings on brain development to help boost your child’s potential from birth. Specific early learning techniques to aid child development of his/her mind—in his/her personal style.
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Audit Estimates Public Cost of a Single Drug Addict at $1.5 Million
Join Together (June 16, 2008)
A report from accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers estimated that each drug addict in the U.K. costs taxpayers £800,000 -- about $1.569 million -- over his or her lifetime, the BBC reported June 14.
New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million:
Nation's Justice System Strains to Keep Pace With Convictions - by Darryl Fears (Thursday, June 12, 2008)
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RESEARCH REPORTS & ARTICLES
Anderegg, Michael et al. (2006). A Model for Judicial Leadership: Community Responses to Juvenile Substance Abuse. Portland, OR: Reclaiming Futures National Program Office, Portland State University. www.reclaimingfutures.org/sites/default/files/documents/rf_judicialleadership_web.pdf (PDF)
Council of State Governments Reentry Policy Council (2005). Report of the Re-Entry Policy Council: Charting the Safe and Successful Return of Prisoners to the Community. New York.
• Policy Statement 12: Substance Abuse Treatment: www.reentrypolicy.org/Report/PartII/ChapterII-B/PolicyStatement12.
• Policy Statement 27: Maintaining Continuity of Care: www.reentrypolicy.org/Report/PartII/ChapterII-E/PolicyStatement27
Ehlers, Scott, and Jason Ziedenberg (2006). Proposition 36: 5 Years Later. Washington, D.C.: Justice Policy Institute.
Fletcher, Bennett, W. and Redonna K. Chandler (2006). Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes on Health, National Institute of Drug Abuse. www.drugabuse.gov/PDF/PODAT_CJ/PODAT_CJ.pdf (PDF)
Harrison, Lana D. and Steven S. Martin (2003). Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners: Implementation Lessons Learned. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/195738.pdf
Justice Policy Institute (2008). Policy Brief: Substance Abuse Treatment and Public Safety. Washington, D.C. www.justicepolicy.org/images/upload/08_01_REP_DrugTx_AC-PS.pdf (PDF)
Listwan, S. J., K. G. Sperber, L. M. Spruance, and P. Van Voorhis (2004). “High Anxiety Offenders in Correctional Settings: It’s Time for Another Look.” Federal Probation, 68(1):43-50. http://www.uscourts.gov/viewer.aspx?doc=/uscourts/FederalCourts/PPS/Fedprob/2004-06/index.html
Mabry, A., K. G. Sperber, and H. A. Atkins (2003). “Putting an Outcomes Based Quality Improvement Process in Place.” The ICCA Journal Of Community Corrections, 13(1):15-17. www.iccaweb.org
Mallik-Kane, Kamala and Christy Visher. (2008). Health and Prisoner Reentry: How Physical, Mental, and Substance Abuse Conditions Shape the Process of Reintegration. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute. www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/411617_health_prisoner_reentry.pdf (PDF)
O'Donnell, Colleen and Marcia Trick (2006). Issue Brief: Methadone Maintenance Treatment and the Criminal Justice System. Washington, D.C.: National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors. www.nasadad.org/resource.php?base_id=650/
Public Safety, Public Spending: Forecasting America’s Prison Population 2007-2011
The Pew Charitable Trusts
This report is the first of its kind and projects that state and federal prisons will swell by more than 192,000 inmates over the next five years.
Rosenbloom, David L, Roberta Garson Leis, Payal Shah, and Robert Ambrogy. 2006. Blueprint for the States: Policies to Improve the Ways States Organize and Deliver Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Treatment. Boston http://www.jointogether.org/aboutus/policy-panels/blueprint/order-form.html
Samet, Sharon, Rachel Waxman, Mark Hatzenbuehler and Deborah S. Hasin (2007). Assessing Addiction: Concepts and Instruments. Rockville, Maryland: NIDA Addiction Science and Clinical Perspective. www.nida.nih.gov/PDF/ascp/vol4no1/Assessing.pdf (PDF)
Sperber, K. G., M. Henderson-Hurley, and D. Hanley (2005). “Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: A Call to Action.” Federal Probation, .69(1):3-6.
Sperber, K.G., (2004). “The Challenges of Healthcare in Community Corrections: Working Toward Solutions.” Corrections Today, 66(6):96-98. www.allbusiness.com/specialty-businesses/non-profit-businesses/1084170-1.html
Sperber, K. G. (2003) “Potential Applications Of An Existing Offender Typology To Child Molesting Behaviors.” Dissertation, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. http://www.cech.uc.edu/criminaljustice/files/2010/08/sperber.pdf
Van Voorhis, P., L. Spruance, J. Sutherland, S. Johnson-Listwan, and K. G. Sperber (2003). “The Need to Develop Intermediate Outcome Measures.” The ICCA Journal On Community Corrections, Monograph 5. www.iccaweb.org
Van Voorhis, P. and K. G. Sperber. (1999) “When Programs ‘Don’t Work’ With Everyone: Planning for Differences Among Correctional Clients.” Corrections Today, 61(1):38-42. www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-54133567.html
Wells, Doris and Laurie Bright (2005). Drug Treatment and Reentry for Incarcerated Women, National Institute of Justice Update. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/212776.pdf (PDF)
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