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TASC – Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

TC – Therapeutic Community

TCM – Targeted Case Management

TCU – Transitional Care Unit

TDD – Telecommunication Device for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) – Federal welfare funding created by the Welfare Reform Law of 1996 consisting of block grants to states providing them with greater flexibility in designing programs to help low-income parents move into employment, retain jobs and move toward self-sufficiency.

Tic Disorders – Repeated involuntary movements that are fundamentally purposeless. Tics sometimes occur with other disorders such as OCD or result from certain infection or certain drugs, especially drugs used to treat ADHD.

Tourette’s Syndrome – A neurological disorder characterized by involuntary muscular movements, uncontrollable vocal sounds, and inappropriate words.

Train-the-trainer courses – Training courses that teach nontraditional training staff members such as managers, subject matter experts, and team leader skills such as instructional design and group facilitation to enable them to deliver formal training to other establishment employees.

TSS – Therapeutic Social Services

TTY – Text Telephone Typewriter

TX – Treatment