Drug Courts pp 183-194 | Cite as

Client Life Skills Training

  • Jerri E. Thompson
  • Rick A. Thompson
  • James E. Lessenger


Client life skills training is an integral part of the drug court process and is typically part of the probation agreement that clients must sign. Client life training is generally provided by groups and classes designed to extinguish drug-using behaviors and reinforce behaviors consistent with a non-drug-using culture. The skills taught to the clients are designed to prepare them for a sober, noncriminal life. Client life training teaches life, family, and occupational skills and helps the client stay off drugs.


Life Skill Drug Court Blended Family Treatment Court Narcotic Anonymous 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerri E. Thompson
    • 1
  • Rick A. Thompson
    • 1
  • James E. Lessenger
    • 2
  1. 1.A Solution thru Treatment, Education and Prevention, Inc. (ASTEP)VisaliaUSA
  2. 2.Solano County, BeniciaUSA

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