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NCJ Number: 184506 Find in a Library
Title: Process Assessment of Correctional Treatment (PACT), Final Project Report
Author(s): Matthew L. Hiller; Kevin Knight; Sandhya R. Rao; D. Dwayne Simpson
Corporate Author: Texas Christian University
Institute of Behavioral Research
United States of America
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
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Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Grant Number: 98-RT-VX-K004; 96-IJ-CX-0024
Sale Source: Texas Christian University
Institute of Behavioral Research
TCU Campus
Fort Worth, TX 76129
United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This final project report describes the measures and methods used in the Process Assessment of Correctional Treatment (PACT) Project, in which baseline and prospective during-treatment data were collected from a serial cohort of 429 felony probationers remanded to a 6-month modified therapeutic community in Texas in 1998.
Abstract: The 429 probationers were primarily male (70 percent), black (48 percent) or white (39 percent), and had never been married (43 percent). About 60 percent were between 17 and 34 years of age, with an average age of 32 years. Indicators of during-treatment process and therapeutic progress were based on program records, evaluations, and interviews. Data were obtained on drug dependence, psychological problems, psychological and social functioning, and treatment motivation. Extensive information that could be used to inform program changes was collected, and the project highlighted important assessment areas. 54 references, 8 tables, and 6 figures
Main Term(s): Corrections research
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug treatment programs; Mental disorders; NIJ final report; NIJ grant-related documents; Offender mental health services; Probationers; Psychological evaluation; Psychological influences on crime; Psychological research; Texas
Note: See NCJ-184507 for the summary report
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