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The Resource Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994, Gregory P. Falkin, Shiela Straus, Timothy Bohen, Douglas Young, Laura Winterfield, (electronic resource)

Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994, Gregory P. Falkin, Shiela Straus, Timothy Bohen, Douglas Young, Laura Winterfield, (electronic resource)

Label
Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994
Title
Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994
Statement of responsibility
Gregory P. Falkin, Shiela Straus, Timothy Bohen, Douglas Young, Laura Winterfield
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study was undertaken to evaluate the New York City Department of Probation's initiative to place clients in specialized Substance Abuse Verification and Enforcement (SAVE) units for treatment and management. The main analytical strategy of this study was to determine whether clients who were appropriately matched to outpatient drug treatment were less likely to recidivate after treatment in this modality. The focus of the research was not so much on developing powerful prediction models, but rather on determining whether outpatient drug treatment was appropriate and effective for certain types of probationers. The evaluation research involved an in-depth analysis of a sample of 1,860 probationers who were sentenced between September 1991-September 1992 and referred to contracting outpatient drug treatment programs one or more times as of December 31, 1993. The following types of data were collected: (1) the New York City Department of Probation's demographic and drug use information, obtained during the presentence investigation and at intake to probation, (2) the Department of Probation's Central Placement Unit (CPU) database records for each referral made through the CPU, as well as monthly progress reports filled out by the treatment programs on each probationer admitted to drug treatment, (3) the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Statistics' data on criminal histories, and (4) probation officers' reports on whether clients were referred to treatment, the kind of treatment modality to which they were referred, and the dates of admission and discharge. Demographic and socioeconomic variables include age at first arrest and sentencing, gender, race or ethnicity, marital status, family composition, educational attainment, and employment status. Other variables include drug use history (e.g., age at which drugs were first used, if the client's family m... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02652
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Date time place
Start: 1991; and end: 1994
Funding information
United States Department of Justice. NationalInstitute of Justice
Geographic coverage
New York (state), New York City, United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Falkin, Gregory P
  • Straus, Shiela
  • Bohen, Timothy
  • Young, Douglas
  • Winterfield, Laura A
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
2652
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal histories
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug treatment
  • Family history
  • Probation services
  • Probationers
  • Program evaluation
  • Recidivism
  • Recidivism prediction
  • Treatment outcomes
  • Treatment programs
Target audience
specialized
Label
Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994, Gregory P. Falkin, Shiela Straus, Timothy Bohen, Douglas Young, Laura Winterfield, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047001
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02652
  • (OCoLC)ocm61147659
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02652
  • (OCoLC)ocm61147659
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + SAS supplemental syntax file.
Label
Evaluation of the New York City Department of Probation's Drug Treatment Initiative, 1991-1994, Gregory P. Falkin, Shiela Straus, Timothy Bohen, Douglas Young, Laura Winterfield, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005047001
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2005-11-04.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02652
  • (OCoLC)ocm61147659
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02652
  • (OCoLC)ocm61147659
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + SAS supplemental syntax file.

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