This study provides strong evidence to support the value of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) programs within the criminal justice system.
Determining the Impact of Opioid Substitution Therapy upon Mortality and Recidivism among Prisoners: A 22 Year Data Linkage Study
This article examines the effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone in U.S. criminal justice populations.
Issues in Defining and Applying Evidence-Based Practices Criteria for Treatment of Criminal-Justice Involved Clients
This article provides a general overview of EBP, particularly as it applies to drug treatment and other interventions for offenders.
This guide describes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs for people living with or at risk for substance use disorders.
CJ-DATS (the national Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies) was created in 2002 with the goal of improving both the public health and public safety outcomes for substance abusing offenders leaving prison or jail and returning to the community by integrating substance abuse treatment into the criminal justice system.
Effective Approaches to Drug Crimes in Texas: Strategies to Reduce Crime, Save Money, and Treat Addiction
This report examines the need to replace incarceration of those with non-violent drug possession charges with community-based drug treatment.
Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy Inservice Training: Based on Treatment Improvement Protocol TIP 41
This training manual presents an overview of the role and efficacy of group therapy in substance abuse treatment.
Dr. Chandler will discuss why punishment alone is an ineffective response to the problem of drug abuse in the criminal justice system and will also highlight evidence-based principles of addiction treatment based on an integrated public health/public safety strategy.
Implementation of a Contingency Management-Based Intervention in a Community Supervision Setting: Clinical Issues and Recommendations
The contingency management component of a cognitively-behaviorally based substance abuse treatment program in a probation setting is examined.