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Vocational Rehabilitation for Substance Abusers: A Model Program

  • Richard M. Scott
  • James C. Gardiner

Abstract

Recent researchers in the field of substance abuse have established that vocational stability is an important variable in the rehabilitation of substance abusers. Snyderman (1974), for example, relates working with a low recidivism rate for substance abuse clients. Simmons (1973) states that work influences the client’s self attitudes and attitudes toward society. Matthews (1976) documents that treatment has a significantly positive influence on job performance. Ginzburg (1976) reports, from a study of 1,396 clients, that vocational stability is closely related to successful treatment for substance abuse.

Keywords

Substance Abuser Vocational Rehabilitation Drug Abuser Vocational Program Vocational Service 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard M. Scott
    • 1
  • James C. Gardiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Veterans Administration HospitalSalt Lake CityUSA

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