This document contains an evaluation, which was contracted by the Maine Judicial Branch, used to examine how the Lewiston Family Drug Court Program operates and help determine whether or not the program is more effective than traditional court settings in reducing substance abuse among parents, thereby increasing the likelihood of successful parent-child reunification. The report examines the core functional and operational components of the Lewiston Family Drug Court as a form of maintaining compliance with the Ten Key Components, which guides the best practices, designs and operations of drug court programs nationally. The document also considers and provides recommendations for bettering this treatment program going forward. The report provides information pertaining to a variety of process measures including an assessment of the court, productivity, admissions-related procedures, drug testing practices, use of sanctions and incentives, substance abuse treatment participation and ancillary service utilization.
Lewiston Family Treatment Drug Court Evaluation
by wpengine / Friday, 05 May 2017 / Published in Uncategorized