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Clear social norms/policies with sanctions for violations and rewards for compliance

Program Goals The Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison (DTAP) program was developed by the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, N.Y., and is the first prosecution-led residential drug treatment diversion program in the country. The program’s objective is to reduce recidivism and drug use by diverting nonviolent felony drug offenders ...
Program Goals/Program Theory The Oregon Drug Courts offer an alternative to a traditional court by providing intensive and comprehensive management of drug offenders, through increased treatment, monitoring and interaction with the Drug Court Judge, to achieve reductions in reoffending and better drug treatment outcomes for substance users. Reduced recidivism and improved treatment ...
Program Goals/Target Population Community and Law Enforcement Resources Together (ComALERT) is a reentry program in Brooklyn, N.Y., that provides substance abuse treatment, employment, and housing services for parolees transitioning from prison back into the community. The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism of parolees by providing them with the ...
Program Goals The rise of the crack epidemic in the late 1980s led to substantial increases in crack-related crime in U.S. cities, placing a large burden on law enforcement. It was reported that street blocks where drugs were sold had levels of crime and violence that were three to four ...
Program Goals/Key Personnel The Baltimore City Drug Treatment Court (BCDTC) in Baltimore, Maryland, was created in 1994 in response to a report by the American Bar Association that found that nearly 85 percent of all crimes committed in Baltimore were addiction driven (Bar Association of Baltimore City 1990). The objective of ...
Program Goals The San Juan County DWI First Offender Program is designed to work with court-defined first-time offenders convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI). The goal of the program is reduce DWI rearrest rates.   Target Population The program is run by San Juan County, which is in northwestern New Mexico, and targets court-defined ...
Program Goals/Eligibility The Guam Adult Drug Court (GADC) is a drug court diversion program that has three main goals: to help participants become clean and sober, improve their lives, and reduce their involvement with the criminal justice system. The program focuses on getting participants into treatment as soon as possible after ...
Program Goals/Target SitesThe goals of the Nashville (Tenn.) Drug Market Intervention were to disrupt a Nashville street drug market and deter potential offenders, and ultimately to reduce crime and promote a safer neighborhood. The program emphasized a zero-tolerance attitude toward drug dealing, which was demonstrated by a deliberate investigation and ...
Program GoalsDrug Abuse Resistance Education + Play and Learn Under Supervision (DARE + PLUS) is an enhanced curriculum for middle and late elementary school students. Its primary goal is the same as the well-known DARE program: preventing teen drug use by applying the same principles taught in DARE, but updated ...
Program Goals/Target Population and Eligibility The Ottawa County Sobriety Court Program is a driving under the influence (DUI) court located in Ottawa County in western Michigan. The court program has three main goals: diverting offenders from jail, eliminating substance use, and reducing the recidivism of offenders that live within the court’s ...
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