Arkansas Adult Drug Court Recidivism Study and Cost Benefit Analysis
by wpengine / Friday, 05 May 2017 / Published in Uncategorized
This document measures and evaluates the performance and recidivism rates of participants of the Arkansas Adult Drug Court and the overall program itself. The document contains information in regards to the program, its staff, model, eligibility, duration, incentives and sanctions, as well as their findings of the study, project description, methodology, performance review, and a cost benefit analysis. When compared to traditional courts, the study found that Arkansas adult drug courts have shown an increase in likelihood of successful rehabilitation by: (1) Providing drug related support services, (2) Providing ancillary services, (3) Requiring mandatory and random drug testing, (4) Delivering stringent supervision and involvement by the drug court team, and (5) Offering incentives and sanctions.