Volume 10, Issue 1, 2018

FULL JOURNAL
A Publication of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs...
PREFACE
I have been honored to serve as guest editor over the past year for the Journal for Therapeutic Schools and Programs (JTSP). This issue highlights work with young adult populations in our industry and would not have come to fruition without the behin...
YOUNG ADULTS IN TRANSITION
A therapeutic model referred to as young adult transition programs has emerged to better address the unique developmental challenges found in this age group. This study examined 317 critical incidents that supported or hindered young adults in a ther...
YOUNG ADULTS IN RTC AND OBH PROGRAMS
This study explored the demographic characteristics and self-reported psychosocial and family functioning of young adult clients treated in multiple Outdoor Behavioral Health (OBH) and Residential Treatment Centers (RTC) that are member programs of t...
SELF-REPORTED PRIOR DRUG USE
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is an increasingly common disorder in North America; however, there is little research on substance use disorder treatment for young adults with SUD (Zhou, et al., 2015). Enviros Shunda Creek is a tenbed, 90-day program...
SUBSTANCE USE OUTCOMES
Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) are one of the greatest public health burdens to date. Available evidence suggests that despite the availability of evidence-based therapeutic interventions, successful recovery from alcohol and drug dependence is har...
AN EVALUATION OF ALASKA CROSSINGS
Alaska Crossings (Crossings) is a 63-day open enrollment wilderness treatment program with a solid client base in predominantly Alaskan communities. The goal of this study was to provide quality, useful, and reliable evaluation data of the Crossin...
THE CONFOUNDING VARIABLE
This article covers the intersection between shame and young adults in the context of therapeutic schools and programs. Shame is often misunderstood in symptomology of young adult clients because of outdated frameworks of human development and a l...
COMING OF AGE IN FOREIGN LANDS
Transitioning to adulthood in the new millennium involves dealing with a myriad of complexities. Some young adults must deal with those hurdles in addition to challenges specific to their mental health. This creates a complicated situation concept...
PARENTS EXPECTATIONS OF YOUTH TREATMENT
Parents often initiate treatment for their youth with substance use or mental health issues. For this reason, parental expectations of treatment are helpful in considering the nature of parental engagement in the treatment process and possible bar...