Adult Drug Court

Adult Drug Court – Evidence-based Practice Resources

  1. Defining Drug Courts
  2. Best Practices I
  3. Best Practices II

1. Substance Use Disorder Tools

  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Evidence based Resource Center
  2. Online Treatment

2. Criminogenic Needs (RNR) Tools

  1. Level of Service Inventory—Revised (LSI-R)
  2. Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (LS/CMI)
  3. Risk and Needs Triage (RANT)
  4. Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS)
  5. Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS)
  6. Federal Post Conviction Risk Assessment (PCRA)
  7. Risk-Need-Responsivity Simulation Tool
  8. Inventory of Offender Risk, Needs, and Strengths (IORNS)
  9. Offender Profile Index (OPI)
  10. Offender Screening Tool (OST)
  11. Field Reassessment Offender Screening Tool (FROST)
  12. Static Risk and Offender Needs Guide (STRONG)
  13. The Criminal Court Assessment Tool (CCAT)

3. Clinical Diagnostic Tools

  1. Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN)
  2. Texas Christian University (TCU) Drug Screen II
  3. Structured Clinical Interview for the DSMV (SCID)
  4. Psychiatric Research Interview for Substance and Mental Disorders (PRISM)
  5. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Library at the University of Washington
  6. Addiction Severity Index (ASI)
  7. Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS)
  8. Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-20)
  9. CAGE Adapted to Include drugs (CAGE-AID)
  10. Simple Screening Instrument for Alcohol and Other Drugs (SSI-AOD)
  11. Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

4. Mental Health Screening Tools

  1. Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II)
  2. Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)
  3. Brief Jail Mental Health Screen (BJMHS)
  4. CJ-DATS Co-Occurring Disorder Screening Instrument (CJ-CODSI)
  5. Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-Item Scale (GAD-7)
  6. Global Appraisal of Individual Needs-Short Screener (GAIN-SS)
  7. Mental Health Screening Form-III (MHSFIII)
  8. Modified Mini-Screen (MMS)
  9. Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ)— Bipolar Disorder
  10. Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R)
  11. Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)
  12. Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS)

5. Trauma and PTSD Tools

  1. Acute Stress Disorder Structured Interview (ASDI)
  2. Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5)
  3. Life Events Checklist
  4. Posttraumatic Symptom Scale Interview (PSS-I)
  5. PTSD Checklist (PCL)
  6. Trauma History Screen
  7. Posttraumatic Diagnostic Scale (PDS)
  8. UCLA Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Reaction Index
  9. Brief Trauma Questionnaire
  10. CRAFFT Screening Interview
  11. Trauma Assessment for Adults (TAA)
  12. Life Stressor Checklist for DSM-5 (LEC-5)
  13. Primary Care PTSD Screen (PC-PTSD)
  14. Abbreviated PTSD Checklist- Civilian Version (PCL-C)

6. Health Risk Behavior Tools

  1. HIV Risk Assessment
  2. Texas Christian University (TCU) HIV/AIDS Risk Assessment
  3. University of Pennsylvania Risk Assessment Battery (RAB)
  4. Adolescent and Young Adult Health Risk Behavior Assessment
  5. Risk Behavior Survey

7. Criminal Thinking Tools

  1. Criminal Sentiments Scale
  2. Texas Christian University Criminal Thinking Scales (TCU-CTS)
  3. Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS)

8. Clinical Case Management Tools

  1. Case Management Society of America
  2. Commission for Case Management Certification
  3. National Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities
  4. Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities Crime and Justice Institute, Illinois

9. Prevention Education Tools

  1. Bureau of Justice Assistance Naloxone Overdose Reversal Toolkit
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs
  3. Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

10. Treatment and Social Services

  1. The Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews
  2. The Cochrane Collaboration
  3. CrimeSolutions.gov National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
  4. The Center for Court Innovation
  5. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

11. MIS Systems

  1. Buffalo, NY, Drug Court Case Management System (contact the NDCI for more information)
  2. Advanced Computer Technologies Drug Court Case Management (DCCM) System
  3. Treatment Research Institute Court Evaluation Program (TRI-CEP)
  4. Criminal Justice—Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) eCourt System
  5. Social Solutions Adult Drug Court Performance Model, Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) Software
  6. Fivepoint Solutions
  7. iMs Trident
  8. Tyler Technologies
  9. Apex Systems
  10. ACT Innovations
  11. Marquis Software
  12. Xerox