Drug Courts in Operation: Current Research

Author:   James Joseph Hennessy ,  Nathaniel J. Pallone ,  James Joseph Hennessy ,  Nathaniel J. Pallone
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN:  

9780789016959


Pages:   144
Publication Date:   23 April 2002
Format:   Paperback
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Examine an innovative strategy for fighting the war on drugs!Drug Courts in Operation: Current Research provides an in-depth look at an increasingly utilized approach to rehabilitating substance abusers. Drug courts offer their participants a chance to better themselves by providing support and structure to those that do not have it in their life, offering substance abusers a chance to participate in rehabilitation in lieu of incarceration. This insightful book examines the history of drug courts as a principal treatment alternative to incarceration, outlines the risk factors of children living with drug-addicted parents, and introduces a program to help strengthen families.The book delivers vital information on: introducing programs to help prevent narcotic use by children with drug-addicted parents the need for cultural- and gender-specific treatment plans, especially in the treatment of women and African-American males treatment dosage effects the importance of length of participation to outcomes focus groups designed to help drug court participants with their employment needs predictors of engagement in court-mandated treatment programs how legal coercion of high-risk patients via the threat of incarceration motivates participants to succeed

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Author:   James Joseph Hennessy ,  Nathaniel J. Pallone ,  James Joseph Hennessy ,  Nathaniel J. Pallone
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Inc
Imprint:   Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.00cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.227kg
ISBN:  

9780789016959


ISBN 10:   0789016958
Pages:   144
Publication Date:   23 April 2002
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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James J. Hennessy, PhD, is Professor and former Chairperson for the Division of Psychological and Educational Services, Graduate School of Education, Fordham University. His publications include Criminal Behavior: A Process Psychology Analysis, Fraud and Fallible Judgment: Varieties of Deception in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Tinder-Box Criminal Aggression: Neuropsychology, Demography, Phenomenology.

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