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File #: 16-5186    Version: 1 Name: SAMHSA Department of Health and Human Services Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (RAP) Drug Court Program for men
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2016 Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge Grantor: SAMHSA Department of Health and Human Services Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Expand and enhance the Circuit Court of Cook County's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (RAP) Drug Court Program for men and the Women's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (WRAP) Drug Court Program for women. Grant Amount: $324,949.00 Grant Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2017 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: Not Applicable Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Circuit Court of Cook County will use this grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand and enhance the Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (RAP) Drug Court Program for men and the Women's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (WRAP) Drug Court Prog...
Indexes: TIMOTHY C. EVANS, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

Department: Circuit Court of Cook County, Office of the Chief Judge

Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge

Grantor: SAMHSA Department of Health and Human Services

Request: Authorization to accept grant

Purpose: Expand and enhance the Circuit Court of Cook County's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (RAP) Drug Court Program for men and the Women's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (WRAP) Drug Court Program for women.

Grant Amount: $324,949.00

Grant Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2017

Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: Not Applicable

Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

Summary: The Circuit Court of Cook County will use this grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand and enhance the Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (RAP) Drug Court Program for men and the Women's Rehabilitation Alternative Probation (WRAP) Drug Court Program for women. The court's goal is to increase the number and percentage of participants who achieve stable recovery and graduate successfully from the programs. To achieve this goal, the court proposes to expand and expedite client access to community-based residential substance abuse treatments, incorporate new offender service elements, such as cognitive behavioral therapies and medication treatments, and expand trauma support services.

The Circuit Court of Cook County established the RAP Drug Court Program for men in 1998 and the WRAP program in 2001 to divert individuals with substance use disorders into treatment. The RAP/WRAP Drug Court Program is currently one of the largest drug courts in Illinois, with approximately 150 - 200 participants supervised each year.

Grant funds will be used to partially fund the salary and fringe benefits of a program research associate, as well as to provide funds for community treatment services, supplies, training and travel and i...

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