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Center for Court Innovation State-Based Adult Drug Court Technical Assistance Program

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $599,999)

The purpose of the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program (42 U.S.C. 3797u et seq.) is to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-abusing drug court participants. Providers under this solicitation will support the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program (42 U.S.C. 3797u et seq.) grantees as well as the adult drug court field-at-large.

Under Category 3 part b: Adult Drug Court Site and State-based Technical Assistance Program- State-based, the technical assistance provider will use grant funds to assist BJA statewide enhancement grantees and other states to: (1) provide direct support to state agencies to enhance the leadership of the statewide drug court effort, (2) improve coordination and collaboration among drug courts statewide, (3) achieve statewide performance measurement, and (4) standardize drug court operations. The technical assistance provider should effectively implement TA strategies, including assistance in: (a) measuring performance of drug courts statewide, (b) evaluating the statewide impact of drug courts, (c) developing statewide drug court Management Information System (MIS) solutions, and (d) developing statewide strategies for drug court coordination and training to include online learning resources. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2016