The next issue of
The Drug Court Review
focuses on innovative approaches for the Treatment Court Field. It offers a collection of papers that address innovation, program implementation, and evaluation in treatment courts. It explores the gap between innovation and evaluation in treatment courts, the challenge when programs or practices exist before they can be evaluated, and the important need to evaluate innovations to determine program validity.
In her foreword, JPO Director Kim Ball says: “In reviewing this issue, I kept thinking of JPO’s tagline: “From Research to Policy to Practice to People.” For me, leading with research and ending with people is at the heart of what we do. When we leverage research-driven innovation to improve process and bring humanity back into the system, then I know we are on the path to success.”
Read our previous issue.