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  • NPC Research Reports & Publications

    “NPC Research provides quality social services evaluation, policy analysis, research, and training.” This website provides information, reports, an
  • Addiction, The Brain, and Evidence Based Treatment

    “Dr. Chandler will discuss why punishment alone is an ineffective response to the problem of drug abuse in the criminal justice system ... Dr.
  • 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
  • Adults with Behavioral Health Needs Under Correctional Supervision: A Shared Framework for Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Recovery

    “This white paper presents a shared framework for reducing recidivism and behavioral health problems among individuals under correctional control o
  • 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.
  • Seeking Safety: A Model for Trauma and/or Substance Abuse

    Seeking Safety is a therapeutic program for women suffering from trauma, substance abuse, and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • 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.
  • Systems-Level Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment

    This Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) “[d]escribes core elements of screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs
  • Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS)

    “CJ-DATS (the national Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies) was created in 2002 with the goal of improving both the public health and pub
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders (2018)

    Many juvenile justice systems across the country are overwhelmed by the number of young people suffering from behavioral health problems—meaning me

  • Improving Responses to People Who Have Co-occurring Mental Illnesses and Substance Use Disorders in Jails (2020)

    People with co-occurring mental illnesses and substance use disorders—also known simply as co-occurring disorders—have complex needs that require i