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.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 2: Doing Time or Doing Treatment – Moving Beyond Program Phases to Real Lasting Change
This webinar addresses the differences in the culture and mission between criminal justice and treatment of addiction.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria
This webinar reviews how addiction is a brain disease with biopsychosocial-spiritual manifestations, causes and treatment needs; and how the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria is applied to criminal justice clients. It explains how comprehensive multidimensional assessment and pe… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria
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
This report offers nine practical strategies to encourage the sharing of information and resources among courts.
Furthermore, these individuals. remain in jail and prison longer than persons without CODs. Council of State Governments, 2012), are more difficult to man-. age in custodial settings (Houser & Welsh, 2014), and are more. likely to be reincarcerated within 1 year of discharge than those. with only a… Continue Reading
This cross-site evaluation examines 8 adult reentry court programs and determines the effectiveness of the programs.
Topics: Adult, Aftercare, Assessment, Case Management, Community and School Involvement, Defendant, Eligibility, Eligibility Criteria, General Criminal Justice, Goal, Judicial, Judicial Function, Operations, Procedures, Program Descriptions, Program Procedures, Reentry Court, Team, Time, Treatment, Treatment Services
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.