Early sexual involvement

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 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 ...
Program Goals The mission of Healthy Families America (HFA) is to promote child well-being and prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children through home visiting services. The goals of the program are to: Build and sustain community partnerships to systematically engage overburdened families in home visiting services prenatally or at ...
Program Goals/Target PopulationThe Indianapolis (Indiana) Family Group Conferencing Experiment, also known as the Indianapolis Restorative Justice Conference Project, was a restorative justice diversion program for young, first-time juvenile offenders. The goal was to break the cycle of offending before it reached the stage of repeat offending. The criteria used to ...
Program GoalsThe Multi-site Adult Drug Court Evaluation (MADCE) was a 6-year national evaluation funded by the National Institute of Justice that looked at the impact of adult drug courts. Adult drug courts are specialized and problem-solving courts for drug-involved offenders that provide a combination of substance abuse treatment services and ...
Program Goals The Methodist Home for Children’s Value-Based Therapeutic Environment (VBTE) Model is a nonpunitive treatment model that concentrates on teaching juvenile justice–involved youth about prosocial behaviors as alternatives to antisocial behaviors. The VBTE Model is used in juvenile group homes operated by the Methodist Home for Children (MHC) in North ...
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