Reinforcing Abstinence and Treatment Participation among Offenders in a Drug Diversion Program: Are Vouchers Effective?

@article{Hall2009ReinforcingAA,
  title={Reinforcing Abstinence and Treatment Participation among Offenders in a Drug Diversion Program: Are Vouchers Effective?},
  author={Elizabeth A Hall and Michael L. Prendergast and John Michael Roll and Umme S. Warda},
  journal={Criminal justice and behavior},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={935-953}
}
This study assessed a 26-week voucher-based intervention to reinforce abstinence and participation in treatment-related activities among substance-abusing offenders court referred to outpatient treatment under drug diversion legislation (California's Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act). Standard treatment consisted of criminal justice supervision and an evidence-based model for treating stimulant abuse. Participants were randomly assigned to four groups, standard treatment (ST) only, ST… CONTINUE READING