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

Chapters 6-7: Program Evaluation, Costs and Financing

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 program evaluation, costs and financing. This course covers Chapter 6 & 7 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 program evaluation, costs, and financing of a treatment drug court. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Discuss the evaluation of a treatment drug court program, including both process and outcome evaluations and cost-benefit analysis.

  2. Identify factors to be considered when selecting an evaluator and procuring funding for an evaluation of a treatment drug court program.

  3. Explain factors related to program costs and financing, including identifying costs and developing funding strategies.

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