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  • Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Recidivism: Implications for State Judiciaries

    The reduction of recidivism by state judiciaries utilizing six principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) is explained.
  • NPC Research Reports & Publications

    “NPC Research provides quality social services evaluation, policy analysis, research, and training.” This website provides information, reports, an
  • Drug Courts' Effects on Criminal Offending for Juveniles and Adults

    “The objective of this review is to systematically review quasi-experimental and experimental (RCT) evaluations of the effectiveness of drug courts
  • Exploring the Evidence: The Value of Juvenile Drug Courts

    “This article will focus on the latest juvenile drug court research findings, and will remind courts about the importance of following “Juvenile Dr
  • Behavior Modification 101 for Drug Courts: Making the Most of Incentives and Sanctions

    “Drug Courts improve outcomes for drug-abusing offenders by combining evidence-based substance abuse treatment with strict behavioral accountabilit
  • Six Steps to Improve Your Drug Court Outcomes for Adults with Co-Occurring Disorders

    “One of the biggest challenges for drug courts is effectively working with participants with co-occurring disorders.
  • Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines

    This publication “provides guidance for implementing an FDC [Family Drug Court], including the development of FDC partnerships and a common vocabul
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of Criminal Justice Reforms

    This article examines the major considerations to be taken when performing a cost-benefit analysis (CBA).
  • Testing the Cost Savings of Judicial Diversion: Final Report

    “In April 2009, New York State passed Rockefeller Drug Law Reform. The law eliminated mandatory prison sentences for most felony drug offenders.
  • A Statewide Evaluation of New York’s Adult Drug Courts: Identifying Which Policies Work Best

    This study documented the positive impact of drug courts in New York on re-arrest and re-conviction both.
  • A Technical Assistance Guide For Drug Court Judges on Drug Court Treatment Services (2014)

    This Guide has been prepared for judges newly assigned to preside over a drug court program to serve as a quick primer to assist them in (