The Multi-site Adult Drug Court Evaluation: Study Overview and Design

Research Report

The Multi-site Adult Drug Court Evaluation: Study Overview and Design

Volume 1

Abstract

Volume 1 from the National Institute of Justice's Multisite Adult Drug Court Evaluation provides information about the studys context and objectives; a review of the literature; a description of the research design, data collection, and analytic strategies; and a description of the characteristics of study participants. The outcome evaluation included 1,781 offenders across 23 drug court and six comparison sites which represented several alternative ways the criminal justice system works with druginvolved offenders in jurisdictions without drug courts. Volume 1 also provides lessons learned in recruiting and retaining drug and criminal justice involvedoffenders in longitudinal survey research.

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