The Urban Institute, the Center for Court Innovation, and RTI International conducted NIJ?s Multi-Site Adult Drug Court Evaluation. This presentation describes the policies and practices of drug courts with the highest performance based on participants? outcomes, using data collected for MADCE drug court participants. The focus is on key court policies and practices, namely: adherence to treatment best practices, leverage, predictability of sanctions, and multidisciplinary team decision making.
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Purpose of the Presentation
- Describe the policies and practices of drug courts with the highest performance based on participants outcomes.
- Research Question: Which policies and practices make drug courts more or less effective in achieving their desired outcomes?
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