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Pathways: high intensity substance abuse program



Run by Queensland Corrective Services and Western Australia Corrective Services, Pathways: high intensity substance abuse program is an evidence-based treatment program for adults with a history of criminal conduct and alcohol and other drug use problems.

Lasting 21 weeks, the program uses a cognitive behavioural approach to change antisocial thinking and behaviour and to enhance prosocial thinking, attitudes and beliefs, in order to assist offenders avoid both recidivism and relapse. This program is available at Albany, Bandyup, Boronia, Bunbury, Casuarina, Karnet and Wooroloo prisons.

Queensland Corrective Services abstract


Offender Programs and Services Directorate
Level 22 State Law Building
50 Ann St
Brisbane Qld 4000
Ph: (07) 3405 6302
Fax: (07) 3224 6925

Department of Corrective Services, Western Australia
Level 9, 141 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 9264 1711
Fax: (08) 9264 1748

Related publications

Pathways: high intensity substance abuse program [information for offenders and their families] (2009)

Queensland Corrective Services

Pathways: high intensity substance abuse program [information for staff and stakeholders] (2009)

Queensland Corrective Services


Last updated: 10 January 2014
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