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Dr. Kathleen Moore to Receive Three Year Award to Evaluate the Hillsborough County Veteran Treatment Court

Hillsborough County's 13th Judicial Circuit Court received a SAMHSA drug court award of $972,300 for three years in partnership with the Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coordinating Office (DACCO), the James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital, and the University of South Florida's Dept. of Mental Health Law and Policy. The new enhancement focuses specifically on Veteran's Treatment Court clients (males and females) who have substance abuse dependence requiring placement in residential treatment services, and who may have post-traumatic stress or another mental health disorder. Dr. Moore will oversee the evaluation component of the grant that will focus on both process measures and program outcomes and will include collection of both qualitative and quantitative data. Read more...

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