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Program GoalsToo Good for Drugs (TGFD) for elementary school students is a school-based drug prevention program designed to reduce students' intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs, while promoting prosocial attitudes, skills, and behaviors. The program seeks to build the self-confidence of students so they are better able to ...
Program Goals The Multimodal Community-Based Prisoner Reentry Program is a community-based prisoner reentry program that provides substance abuse treatment to offenders who have been placed on 24-month community correctional supervision. The program targets medium- to high-risk offenders and seeks to maximize participants’ learning and motivation, while catering to their strengths. Overall the ...
Program Goals/Target Population Reconnecting Youth is a school-based prevention program that targets underachieving students at risk of dropping out. The three primary program goals are to: increase school performance (reflected by decreases in truancy and increases in grade point averages [GPA]) decrease drug involvement improve mood management (reflected by decreases in depression, anger, ...
Program GoalsSupporting Adolescents with Guidance and Employment (SAGE) is a violence prevention program for African American male adolescents. Created as a response to the growing, disproportionate rate of violence among African American male adolescents, SAGE seeks to decrease violence among this at-risk population through a multifaceted community-based approach.SAGE, which was ...
Program Goals, Target Population The Amity In-Prison Therapeutic Community (TC) provides intensive treatment to male inmates with substance abuse problems. Participants volunteer for the program; all participants must reside in the dedicated housing unit during the last 9 to 12 months of their prison term. The Amity TC is located in ...
Program Goals Weed and Seed is a community-based approach that targets reducing and preventing crime while revitalizing the community.Program Components/Key Personnel Weed and Seed aims to prevent, control, and reduce violent, drug, and gang activity in high-crime areas by having law enforcement and prosecutors work to “weed” out criminals. Community revitalization is ...
Program Goals Idaho’s Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Courts and Misdemeanor/DUI Courts use a comprehensive approach to address the underlying causes of driving under the influence. The approach involves a collaboration of various criminal justice actors, including judges, probation officers, and community-based service providers. DUI Courts focus primarily on altering the ...
Program Goals CASASTART (Striving Together to Achieve Rewarding Tomorrows), formerly known as Children at Risk, is a community-based, intensive case management model designed to keep high-risk 11- to 13-year-old youths free of substance abuse and delinquent involvement. Specifically, CASASTART seeks to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol use, promote good school ...
Program GoalsThe U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funded Gang Reduction Program (GRP) was a targeted multiyear (2003–08) initiative created to reduce crime and violence associated with youth street gangs in a select group of cities across the United States. The initiative formed collaborations involving ...
Program Goals The New South Wales Prison Methadone Program provides prison-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) for incarcerated injecting drug users (IDUs) dependent on opioids. The goals of the prison-based MMT program are to reduce recidivism, prevent the spread of HIV and hepatitis in prison, and encourage the continuation of treatment in ...
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