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NCJ Number: 241002 Find in a Library
Title: Brooklyn Treatment Court
Corporate Author: Brooklyn Treatment Court
United States of America
Date Published: 2009
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Brooklyn Treatment Court
New York, NY 10018
Sale Source: Brooklyn Treatment Court
520 8th Avenue
18th Floor
New York, NY 10018
United States of America
Document: HTML
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Web Page/Site - Designates a Web Page or Web Site.
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Web page presents information on the Brooklyn Treatment Court.
Abstract: This Web page on the New York State Unified Court System Web site presents information on the Brooklyn Treatment Court (BTC). The BTC is located in Brooklyn, NY, and offers substance abuse treatment as an alternative to incarceration for nonviolent felony and misdemeanor drug offenders. It is a court-monitored treatment program that aims to break the cycle of drug use, crime, and incarceration. The Web page includes information about the Court; a list of the Court’s supportive services, PDFs of BTC’s policies and procedures, the client handbook, and recent news articles on the BTC; photos on the work of the BTC; and information about the Veterans Treatment Court, developed through the work of the BTC. Supportive Services provided by the BTC include mental health services, library learning centers, moral reconation therapy, vocational and educational services, and a primary care clinic. An Additional link on the Web site connects to the Center for Court Innovation.
Main Term(s): Drug Courts
Index Term(s): Alternative court procedures; Community Courts; Court social services; Courts; New York
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