Therapeutic Community: Social Systems Perspective
Dr. Perfas tackles the subject of therapeutic community with a unique and incisive approach. Using a social systems perspective, the author instills in the reader's mind the living-learning experience and dynamism that is the therapeutic community.
Therapeutic Community provides ample illustrations and examples to explain social systems concepts and their relevance in understanding the workings of the therapeutic community. In describing the therapeutic community as a social system, the author clearly delineates its integral parts. Warning signs of potential sources of systemic problems are pointed out.
A different treatment of an old subject, Therapeutic Community: Social Systems Perspective offers the reader a new look at the therapeutic community that is both refreshing and intriguing.
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