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NCJ Number: NCJ 188093   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Process Evaluation of the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program at the Minnesota Department of Corrections-Red Wing Facility, Final Report
  Document URL: PDF 
  Dataset URL: DATASET 1
Author(s): Todd C. Campbell Ph.D.
  Project Director: Lee Hildebrand
Corporate Author: Marquette University
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2001
Page Count: 126
  Annotation: A process evaluation of the residential drug treatment program for male juvenile offenders at the Minnesota Correctional Facility at Red Wing assessed program design and implementation to provide feedback to enhance program strengths and improve existing or potential weaknesses and to prepare for a subsequent outcome evaluation.
Abstract: Information came from individual and group interviews with staff, administrators, and residents; document reviews; a review of the facilities; and focus groups. Results revealed that the program functions from a team approach and uses a treatment model that integrates the Equip model, the Prepare Program, the Principles of Daily Living, and the Recovery Training. The program used individual, group, and psycho-educational modalities to assist juveniles in developing, implementing, and maintaining pro-social skills and behaviors, and recovery from alcohol abuse and other drug abuse. The staff and administration shared a sense of mission and direction in implementing the program. The program design was sound, appropriate to the clientele being served, and effective in facilitating positive change in the residents. However, the program needs to address systemic issues related to staffing and treatment philosophies if the program is to function optimally. In addition, both correctional officers and caseworkers have numerous training needs that will require funding so that the program can operate at peak performance. Figures, tables, appended discussion of the ratings of focus group facilitation, and 35 references
Main Term(s): Juvenile correctional programs
Index Term(s): Program implementation ; Inmate drug treatment ; Juvenile inmates ; Program design ; Juvenile drug treatment ; Treatment techniques ; NIJ final report ; Minnesota
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 99-RT-VX-K007
Sale Source: Marquette University
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Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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