Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment With Legal Case Processing (TIP 23)

Chapters 2-3: Key Elements of Drug Courts, and Program Planning

About the Course:

Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment With Legal Case Processing provides clinicians, administrators, and policymakers with the information they need to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate treatment drug courts. The number of programs that integrate drug treatment into the pretrial processing of criminal cases has grown exponentially in the last several years. This publication highlights the most successful of them and presents relevant information on financial, legal, and ethical issues. This course addresses key elements of drug courts and program planning. This course covers Chapters 2 & 3 only.

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2007

Author

SAMHSA

About the Author:

Treatment Drug Courts: Integrating Substance Abuse Treatment With Legal Case Processing was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 23 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about key elements of drug courts and program planning. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic values and perspectives of systems likely to be involved in treatment drug courts.

  2. Discuss the development of shared goals among systems, the key role of information, and the importance of collaborative leadership.

  3. Explain key elements of program planning, including who should be involved in the planning process and the planning committee structure.

  4. Identify information needed for program planning and factors related to determining the target population and possible points of intervention.

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