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Taking Problem-Solving Courts to Scale, Diverse Applications of the Specialty Court Model

Taking Problem-Solving Courts to Scale is presented in three sections to address specialty courts focused on criminogenic needs, individual characteristics, and offense characteristics. This collective body of work strengthens our understanding of how problem-solving courts are continuing to revolutionize and reform our criminal justice system
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- Why Pause to Reflect? -- Section I: Courts Based on Criminogenic Characteristics -- Chapter 1: Drug Courts: The Beginning of the Movement -- Introduction -- The Beginning of the Movement -- The Drug Court Model -- The Ten Key Components of Drug Courts -- Professional Organizations and Resources -- The Effectiveness of Drug Courts in Reducing Recidivism and Drug Use -- Critical Issues Surrounding Drug Courts -- The Future of Drug Courts -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Mental Health Courts: Policy and Practice -- Introduction -- Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System -- The Mental Health Court Model -- Effectiveness -- Criticisms -- Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- Chapter 3: DWI Courts -- Introduction -- Best Practices for Implementation -- How Effective Are DWI Courts in Reducing DWI Recidivism? -- References -- Chapter 4: Reentry Courts -- Introduction and Definition of the Model -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 5: Creating a Home Base for Treatment in Homeless Courts -- Introduction -- History of Homelessness -- Development of Homeless Court Model -- Critical Evaluation and Policy Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Section II: Courts Based on Individual Characteristics -- Chapter 6: Juvenile Dependency Courts: Goals and Challenges of the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 -- Introduction -- Juvenile Dependency Court Process -- Parental Substance Use and Out-of-Home Placements during Juvenile Dependency Court Process -- Permanency Decisions after Juvenile Dependency Court Process Completed -- The Development of Adoption and Safe Families Act -- Conclusion -- References
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non fiction
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1 online resource (339 pages)
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