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Title: State and Local Programs: Focus on What Works, Volume I
Corporate Author: Justice Research and Statistics Association
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 323
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
Justice Research and Statistics Association
Washington, DC 20002
Grant Number: 92-DD-CX-K026
Sale Source: Justice Research and Statistics Association
10 G Street N.E., Suite 710
Washington, DC 20002
United States of America
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes programs throughout the Nation that address violent crime and drug abuse in rural areas; drug treatment, rehabilitation, and education; understanding and combatting violence; and State and local programs that prevent drug abuse and violent crime.
Abstract: The section on issues, concerns, and programs pertinent to violent crime and drug abuse in rural areas focuses on programs in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Montana, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, Vermont, and Washington State. The second section reports on the results of the Bureau of Justice Assistance State Reporting and Evaluation Program "State and Local Programs Working Meeting: Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Education," held April 7-9, 1994, in San Francisco. This meeting assembled over 40 State planners and local practitioners as well as researchers and analysts who have previously been or currently are involved in implementing or evaluating treatment, rehabilitation, and education programs from 16 States. This section identifies and documents treatment, rehabilitation, and education programs at the State and local levels. The third section of the monograph identifies and documents programs that focus on understanding and combatting violence at the State and local levels. It presents perspectives from four national experts and documents the State and local programs that were presented at the workshop. The concluding section profiles programs that focus on preventing drug abuse and violence at the State and local levels.
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Drug prevention programs; Drug treatment programs; Rural crime; Violence prevention
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