Adaptive Programming Improves Outcomes in Drug Court: An Experimental Trial.

  title={Adaptive Programming Improves Outcomes in Drug Court: An Experimental Trial.},
  author={Douglas B. Marlowe and David S. Festinger and Karen Leggett Dugosh and Kathleen M Benasutti and Gloria Fox and Jason R Croft},
  journal={Criminal justice and behavior},
  volume={39 4},
Prior studies in Drug Courts reported improved outcomes when participants were matched to schedules of judicial status hearings based on their criminological risk level. The current experiment determined whether incremental efficacy could be gained by periodically adjusting the schedule of status hearings and clinical case-management sessions in response to participants' ensuing performance in the program. The adjustments were made pursuant to a priori criteria specified in an adaptive… CONTINUE READING
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