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Carver County Drug Court

Award Information

Award #
15PBJA-22-GG-03955-DGCT
Location
Awardee County
Carver
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2022
Total funding (to date)
$750,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $750,000)

Carver County Drug Court (CCDC) seeks a FY22 BJA Adult Drug Court Discretionary Category 2: Enhancement Grant to increase capacity to serve an expanded network of individuals suffering from substance abuse who re-enter the judicial system on probation violation behaviors and to offer increased services to complement the current supervision and treatment modalities. CCDC will operate as both a pre- and post-adjudication court. 

 

Name:              Carver County Drug Court

 

Location:         Caver County, Minnesota

 

Address:          604 E. 4th St.

                        Chaska, MN 55318-2102

 

Contacts:         Honorable Michael Wentzell

                        [email protected]

                        (952)361-1009

 

                        Andrew Lynes (Coordinator)

                        [email protected]

                        (952)361-1332

 

            CCDC is requesting $750,000.00 in federal funding to enhance operations. One hundred participants will receive services over the grant period. The funding will expand services to include post-conviction participants on probation and facing incarceration and to hire a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist who would provide 1-on-1 peer support, facilitate support groups, and mentor individuals seeking to sustain long-term recovery.

 

            CCDC’s target population is non-violent offenders, residing in county, assessed as high risk/high need, and diagnosed with substance abuse or co-occurring disorders. CCDC completes rapid chemical dependency evaluations and provides treatment referrals. CCDC partners with a treatment provider which utilizes an evidence-based, employing cognitive behavioral therapy with motivational interviewing style utilized in group and individual sessions. CCDC allows FDA-approved MAT's. CCDC provides mental health and support services along with frequent, random, observed drug tests throughout enrollment.            

 

            NADCP Adult Drug Court Best Practices Standards are addressed in the Program Narrative on pages:

 

I.          Target Population ...………………………………………...…3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13

            II.        Equity and Inclusion ...…………………………………....3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 17

III.       Roles and Responsibility of Judge …...………..………………...…5, 6, 12, 13, 15

            IV.       Incentives, Sanctions, and Therapeutic Adjustments ...………..……4, 5, 9, 18, 20

V.        Substance Use Disorder Treatment ...…………….2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20

VI.       Complementary Treatment and Social Services ……..…3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20    

            VII.     Drug and Alcohol Testing ...……………………………4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 17

            VIII.    Multidisciplinary Team ...………………4, 5, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

            IX.       Census/Caseloads ...……….….….….….….….……………………..10, 13, 17, 19

            X.        Monitoring/Evaluation ……..…….……….….….….….…. 7, 8, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19

 

               CCDC received a BJA Adult Drug Court Implementation Grant in October 2019.  Funding from that source is projected to run out September 30, 2022.

Date Created: September 27, 2022