Clarifying the nature of therapeutic community treatment. The Survey of Essential Elements Questionnaire (SEEQ).

@article{Melnick1999ClarifyingTN,
  title={Clarifying the nature of therapeutic community treatment. The Survey of Essential Elements Questionnaire (SEEQ).},
  author={Gerald I. Melnick and George De Leon},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={
          307-13
        }
}
This study reports on the extent to which Therapeutic Community (TC) agencies share a common set of beliefs about the essential elements of TC treatment. The Survey of Essential Elements Questionnaire (SEEQ), a TC theory-based instrument, was used in a field survey of 59 directors of agencies identified as TCs through their membership in Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA). Results showed a high degree of concordance in the perceived importance of a common set of treatment elements… CONTINUE READING
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