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Treatment Research Institute Announces Increased Adoption of Court Risk and Needs Triage Tool

Date : June 06, 2015

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Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform CORE ISSUE:  Decriminalization of mental health and addictive disorders.

Research findings demonstrate that outcomes in community correctional settings are influenced by how well drug and DUI-involved offenders are matched to community based treatment services and criminal justice supervision based on their levels of risks and needs. By classifying offenders into one of four risk/needs quadrants, the tool provides research-based recommendations for the most effective and efficient level of criminal justice supervision and behavioral health care. Courts in more than 30 states have adopted this tool. – See more at: