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NCJ Number: 30656 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SERVICE DELIVERY PROGRAM FOR THE DRUG ABUSER REFERRED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - A TREATISE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Broome County Drug Awareness Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: Broome County Drug Awareness Ctr
Johnson City, NY 13790
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN HISTORICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THE BROOME COUNTY DRUG AWARENESS PROGRAM HAS OPERATED ITS 'CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROJECT' DURING THE PROGRAM YEAR.
Abstract: THE BASIC PHILOSOPHIES DEMONSTRATED IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROJECT WERE THOSE OF DIVERSION FROM THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, AND UTILIZATION OF VOLUNTEERS TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT. DESIGNED TO SERVE ANY PERSON WITH A DRUG PROBLEM WHO HAS BECOME INVOLVED IN SOME WAY WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, THE PROGRAM OFFERS DRUG INFORMATION AND EDUCATION, COUNSELING, TUTORING, JOB PLACEMENT, AND REFERRALS TO OTHER HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES IN A COMMUNITY-BASED COURT DIVERSION FRAMEWORK. THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM ARE DESCRIBED. A BRIEF EVALUATION OF THE PROGRAM IS ALSO PROVIDED WHICH INCLUDES INFORMATION REGARDING CLIENT PROGRESS TOWARD ACHIEVING GOALS, AN EXAMINATION OF THE SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEM, AND A COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS. THE AUTHOR STATES THAT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROJECT HAS PROVEN ITSELF A SUCCESS BOTH IN TERMS OF SERVICE RENDERED TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND SERVICES TO CLIENTS. A SHORT DISCUSSION OF THE PROJECT'S REPLICABILITY IS ALSO PROVIDED.
Index Term(s): Community support; Community-based corrections (adult); Counseling; Diversion programs; Drug information; Drug offenders; Drug treatment programs; New York; Program evaluation; Referral services; Volunteer programs
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