Author Joula Dekker, Kate O’Brien and Nadine Smith
Published January 2010
Report Type Legislative Evaluation No. 20
Subject Drugs and Drug Courts; Offenders; Recidivism / Re-offending; Evaluation reports
Keywords Compulsory Drug Treatment Program, drug dependency, re-offending, rehabilitation, drug-related offending, legislative evaluation

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The current evaluation focuses on assessing the impact of the CDTP (Compulsory Drug Treatment Program) on the health and wellbeing of participants, measuring changes in perceived coercion, affective reactions, treatment readiness and therapeutic alliance, gauging participant satisfaction with various aspects of the program, and monitoring participants’ drug use whilst on the program.