Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101506
About the Course:
This report provides an update of drug court and other problem-solving court activity. It provides summary results from the National Survey on Drug Courts and Other Problem-solving Courts conducted by the National Drug Court Institute. A section is dedicated to major drug court research literature as well as state-specific drug court legislation and the amount of each state’s appropriation supporting such court programs. The report also provides key information about current drug court models, populations, and participant drug-of-choice trends.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Painting the Current Picture: A National Report Card on Drug Courts and Other Problem-Solving Court Programs in the United States, Volume 2, Number 1 created by Douglas B. Marlow, J.D., Ph.D., Rachel Casebolt, and C. West Huddleston III
Journal/Publisher:National Drug Court Institute
Publication Date:May 2008
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about drug courts and other problem-solving court programs. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the current status of drug courts and DWI courts in the United States and the scientific literature relating to them.
- Describe factors relating to drug court capacity and the primary drugs of choice among participants, specifically the usage of methamphetamine.
- Identify key benefits of drug courts from a graduate's perspective, the societal benefits of the birth of drug-free babies, and new drug court legislation and state appropriations.
- Explain and define emerging variations of problem-solving courts and identify organizations which can serve as drug court resources.
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