Source: Washington, DC: American University, School of Public Affairs, Justice Programs Office.
Ft. Peck is a tribal reservation in northeast Montana. This paper describes a program for a tribal Community Wellness Court Ã¢Â€Â“ a more traditional, community-based model of criminal justice which is an alternative to the current system of justice Ã¢Â€Â“ to address alcohol and other substance abuse. The description provides an introduction to the program, a mission statement, the targeted population, and programmatic goals. This paper should be read in conjunction with its companion paper: Ã¢Â€ÂœThe Fort Peck Community Wellness Court implementation plan,Ã¢Â€? which can be found at the following Internet address:
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