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Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 3: Challenging Case in Family Drug Court

The third webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.

Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders in Drug Court

Presented by Diana Padilla (NDRI), this presentation discusses underlying factors that are relevant to criminal activity involving women, such as sexual abuse and trauma, and how these factors can lead to women engaging in criminal activity. She describes gender responsiveness is defined as “underst… Continue Reading Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders in Drug Court

Specialty Courts and Health Reform: Exploring Opportunities and Planning for the Future

This powerpoint examines the role of health reform in specialty courts and how to go from here looking forward.

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The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration

This is a report focusing on the debt of individuals who have made contact with the criminal justice system across the nation.

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An Exploration of Treatment and Supervision Intensity Among Drug Court and Non-Drug Court Participants

This journal article takes a close look at the evidence of the effectiveness of drug court programs and supervision intensity in reducing substance use and recidivism of drug-involved offenders.