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Wayne County Drug and Treatment Court

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $198,000)

Category of Funding Requested: Category 3 Adult Drug Court-Expansion
Court Model: Pre-adjudication
Amount Requested: $180,000.00  to enhance an adult drug court to maintain a full-time coordinator with the goals of obtaining accreditation, developing an alumni, and revising our treatment court's policies and procedures manual.
Total # of participants proposed to receive services:  53
Minimum/Maximum Program Length: 18 months/36 months
Average Program Length: 21 months
Target Population: Wayne County resident, over the age of 18, SUD Diagnosis, high-risk/high-needs offender, sentencing level minimum 3, non-violent offender
MAT access: Participants with opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders offered MAT via Wayne County Drug and Alcohol
Treatment services addressing opioid, stimulant, and other substance abuse reduction:  MAT, CBT, REBT, Seeking Safety
and a full continuum of care including drug and alcohol assessment, recovery support services inpatient and out-patient
treatment outpatient treatment
NADCP Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards addressed: Standard V. Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Standard VIII. Multidisciplinary Team on page number 13 of the application.

Other federal funding sources supporting drug court?: No
Applicant ever received drug court grant from OJP?: No
Primary activities and Products: The Wayne County Drug and Treatment Court Program represents a comprehensive effort focusing on non-violent offenders to combat substance abuse and its associated criminal activity.  The program, in recognizing the disease of addiction, provides a highly structured treatment program to an abuser in crisis while ensuring public safety, providing intensive supervision, ancillary services, treatment and judicial monitoring to those who commit crimes as a result of their addiction.  Through a unique partnership of criminal justice, community, government and private agencies and individuals, the Drug and Treatment Court provides a comprehensive and holistic approach to address one of the most devastating problems facing Wayne County today – substance abuse.
Deliverables:  1.  Develop a treatment court alumni    
                        2.  Revise program policies and procedures creating updated manual
                        3.  Undergo accreditation application process through AOPC
Service Area: Wayne County, Pennsylvania
Who benefits:  High-risk/high-need, non-violent individuals involved with the criminal justice system who are diagnosed with a substance use disorder and are facing incarceration.

Date Created: December 17, 2021