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Title: MIAMI TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES TO STREET CRIME PROJECT EXEMPLARY PROJECT VALIDATION REPORT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Abt Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 80
Sponsoring Agency: Abt Associates, Inc
Cambridge, MA 02138
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 73-ED-04-0011; 73-DF-04-0036
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A PROJECT DESIGNED TO IDENTIFY DRUG-ABUSING ARRESTEES AND DIVERT THEM TO EITHER JAIL TREATMENT OR COMMUNITY DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAMS.
Abstract: CLIENTS ARE ADMITTED TO THE PROGRAM IF THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THE DADE COUNTY PRETRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM, IN WHICH CASE THEY GO INTO COMMUNITY TREATMENT; IF THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE INTERVENTION PROGRAM, IN WHICH CASE THEY GO INTO COMMUNITY TREATMENT OR A TASC JAIL TREATMENT UNIT; OR IF THEY DON'T FALL INTO THE FIRST TWO CATEGORIES THEY CAN BE ADMITTED ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE STATE'S ATTORNEY, IN WHICH CASE THEY GO TO JAIL TREATMENT OR TO COMMUNITY TREATMENT UNDER PROBATION SUPERVISION. THE MIAMI TASC (TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES TO STREET CRIME) PROJECT HAS FIVE MAJOR OPERATIONAL COMPONENTS: SCREENING (LOCATED AT MIAMI'S CENTRAL BOOKING AND HOLDING FACILITY); INTAKE: TRACKING, EVALUATION, AND RESEARCH (THIS UNIT INSURES CLIENTS' APPEARANCES IN COURT AND PROVIDES THE DEFENSE COUNSEL WITH TREATMENT PROGRESS REPORTS); VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION; AND JAIL TREATMENT, WHICH DEVISES TREATMENT PLANS FOR TASC CLIENTS WHO ARE IN PRETRIAL DETENTION OR WHO ARE ALREADY SENTENCED. MAJOR PROJECT STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES ARE IDENTIFIED AS WELL AS SOME POTENTIAL PROBLEMS THAT MIGHT BE ENCOUNTERED.
Index Term(s): Drug offenders; Drug treatment; Drug treatment programs; Florida; Inmate Programs; Jails; Judicial diversion; LEAA exemplary programs; Objectives; Pretrial release; Program evaluation; Treatment/Therapeutic Community
Note: EXEMPLARY PROJECT - VALIDATION REPORT
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