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National Library Week

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NCJ Number: NCJ 240556     Find in a Library
Title: Annual Report on North Carolina's Drug Treatment Courts 2011
  Document URL: PDF PDF 
Author(s): Sarah Parker ; John W. Smith
Date Published: 03/2011
Page Count: 48
  Annotation: This document contains the 2011 Annual Report on North Carolina’s Drug Treatment Courts as presented to the North Carolina General Assembly in March 2011.
Abstract: Highlights from the 2011 Annual Report on North Carolina’s Drug Treatment Courts include the following: during fiscal year (FY) 2009-2010, the State of North Carolina had 45 drug treatment courts (DTC) operating in 21 judicial districts; 1,881 people participated in DTCs during FY 2009-2010; and due to the courts’ intensive supervision, frequent drug testing, and intensive outpatient treatment, court participants were drug tested over 48,000 times, attended over 12,000 court sessions, and participated in over 100,000 hours of treatment. Additional information in this report examined funding sources for DTCs and major initiatives undertaken by the State during FY 2009-2010 to implement best practices, policies, and procedures. The different divisions of the DTCs receive funding from several different sources, such as the Department of Health and Human Services, the Division of Community Corrections in the Department of Corrections, and the Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The major initiatives included risk and needs assessment and evidence-based practice training, revised minimum standards for DTCs, development of legal best practices for family DTCs, and a pilot adult DWI treatment court. Data for this report were obtained from DTC coordinators in local courts, and are presented in seven sections: 1) Drug and DWI Treatment Courts – summaries; 2) Sentenced Adult Drug Treatment Courts; 3) Sentenced Adult DWI Treatment Courts; 4) Deferred Prosecution Adult Treatment Courts; 5) Family Drug Treatment Courts; 6) Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts; and 7) Evaluation of Drug Treatment Courts. Tables, charts, and appendix
Main Term(s): Drug Courts
Index Term(s): Drug treatment programs ; State courts ; Drug treatment ; Treatment ; State government ; Inmate drug treatment ; Juvenile drug treatment ; Juvenile drug courts ; North Carolina
Sale Source: North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
Justice Building
Raleigh, NC 27602
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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