Factors associated with completion of a drug treatment court diversion program.

@article{Butzin2002FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with completion of a drug treatment court diversion program.},
  author={Clifford A. Butzin and Christine A. Saum and Frank R. Scarpitti},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 12-13},
  pages={1615-33}
}
Factors related to successful completion of a first offender diversion program were examined from initial data of a longitudinal study of drug treatment court outcomes in Delaware. The strongest predictors of success were factors associated with social stakeholder values, especially those involving employment. Other factors associated with program completion included race, education, and frequency of drug use. While the overall success of drug treatment courts continues to be documented, these… CONTINUE READING