Source: (2003) Justice as Healing: A Newsletter on Aboriginal Concepts of Justice. Spring. 8(1): 6-8. University of Saskatchewan Native Law Centre.
Drug treatment courts are court-based treatment programs. Their aim is to supervise the rehabilitation of drug dependent offenders. Specifically, such courts integrate drug treatment services with justice system case-processing. This article presents a brief history of drug treatment courts, key components of their programs, and a specific description of the Toronto Drug Treatment Court. This last part of the article looks concretely at the Toronto programâ€™s process, treatment services, personnel structure, community involvement, police role, and outcomes
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