Chittenden County Treatment Court: Control Group Evaluation

Group: Crime Research Group

URL: http://www.crgvt.org/reports/reportscrimjust/reports/cctccontrolgrp_files/CCTC%20Contro...

Description

This evaluation of the Chittenden County Treatment Court (CCTC) is a follow-up to an outcome evaluation conducted in February of 2013. The result of that outcome evaluation revealed a recidivism rate of 41.8% for subjects who had graduated from the CCTC, and a rate of 50.6% for subjects who were terminated or withdrew from the program. However since a control group was not available for comparison, it was not possible to determine from the research whether these recidivism rates represented a significant improvement over the recidivism rates expected for similar offenders who had not received benefit from the treatment court. This evaluation was initiated with the objective to investigate the feasibility of generating a valid test control group that could be used in confirming the significance of the outcome evaluation results.

Tags

control group evaluation, county court, courts, community courts, treatment court, drug court, addiction, drugs, alcohol, evaluation, research

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Chittenden County
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Non-Profit
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
Yes
Mappable?
No
Updated?
Yes
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2014

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