Process, Outcome and Cost Evaluation of the Bexar County (San Antonio, Texas) Drug Court

Status: complete

Project Description: The Bexar County Drug Court (BCDC) was awarded a 3-year SAMHSA grant that began in late 2009. This grant included funds for evaluation. In mid-2011, the BCDC contracted with NPC to conduct a process evaluation related to drug court best practices, as well as outcome and cost evaluations to provide detailed information about the effectiveness of the Bexar County Drug Court in affecting outcomes (including recidivism), and to understand the costs and benefits of the NCDC program.

Funding Source: SAMHSA/Bexar County

Start Date: July 2011

NPC Project Team

Principal Investigator / Project Director

Shannon Carey, Ph.D.

Project Coordinator

Kate Kissick, B.A.