Community Terminology
Therapeutic Steps of Interaction
Activities That Promote Change
Upper Structure
TC components
100

Alerting others of negative self-destructive behavior. A sign of respect and responsibility.

What is an awareness?

100

The name of all 4 steps in steps of interaction

What is verbal, written, peer-accountability group, and clinical

100

This activity focuses on teaching work skills and attitudes toward work. 

What is vocational?

100

Welcome new community members

Orientation Lead

100

These occur in groups where residents interact and learn from one another.

What is Community Activities

200

To assume a role or attitude even though you are not comfortable or do not want to do so.

What is Acting As If.

200

The proper response when given an awareness

"Thank you, I'll take care of that."

200

These activities focus on learning to speak about our feelings and examining values. 

What is intellectual?

200

Translates, learns, educates, tutors

What is the education lead

200

A formal schedule with routine to counter the typically disordered lives of people active in addiction.

What is A Structured Day

300

Response or reaction to something another person said or did. Constructive in intent, making it different from criticism.

What is Feedback

300

This tool is utilized to resolve issues between community members. It is requested by the community member and facilitated by the staff on duty.

What is a relating table?

300

Interactions and methods that teach and reinforce new ways of behaving.

What is behavior management.

300

Gives a thought and word of the day during Community meeting.

What is the motivation lead

300

This training teaches that raising anothers' awareness is not self-serving and therefore not the same as thing as "snitching".

What is Awareness Training


400

Teaching individuals to use community life to learn about themselves.

What is Community as a method.

400

This step can be utilized after three valid written awarenesses in a 30-day period

What is a peer accountability group?

400

job loss, money problems, car accidents, DV, death

What is social consequences

400

Sign-in sheets, time keepers, sets up norms and rules, role call

What is Expediter lead

400

Job assignments provide residents with a sense of responsibility and affiliation with the therapeutic community.

What is work as therapy and education.

500

Highest behavioral expectation of the community to protect the structure, members, and safety of the community.

What is cardinal rule?

500

The proper phrase when giving an awareness.

What is "out of respect, I am raising your awareness."

500

These activities help us understand how we think and process our thoughts.

What is cognitive.

500

Maintain cleaning supplies, develop cleaning schedule, review house rules at Community meetings.

What is environmental lead

500

Information is reinforced and repeated in all program activities. 

What is instruction and repetition of TC concepts

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