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Program Goals, Target PopulationHawaii Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) is a community supervision strategy for substance-abusing probationers. The main goals of HOPE are to reduce drug use, recidivism, and incarceration. HOPE targets probationers who generally have long histories of drug use and involvement with the criminal justice system and who ...
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 Narrative Exposure Therapy for traumatized children and adolescents (KidNET) is an individual-level psychosocial treatment that aims to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in traumatized refugee children. Targeted behaviors include PTSD–related symptoms and behaviors, as well as other mental health symptoms and the ability to function. The ...
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/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 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 PopulationThe Phoenix (Ariz.) Repeat Offender Program was designed to increase conviction and incarceration rates for chronic, high-risk offenders. This program was targeted at repeat offenders with extensive criminal histories in Phoenix, Ariz. The primary goal was to prosecute dangerous offenders to the full extent of the law resulting ...
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 ...
Program Goals/Target Population The Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) approved the use of Electronic Monitoring (EM) in 1987 to track offenders, to increase compliance with the terms of offenders’ release into the community, and to thereby reduce recidivism. Increasingly, the use of EM targets sex offenders and violent offenders. As of June ...
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