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File #: 18-4640    Version: 1 Name: Federal Department of Health and Human Services
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/25/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge Grantor: Federal Department of Health and Human Services Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: WRAP/RAP Drug Court Enhancement Program, Year Three Grant Amount: $324,904.00 Grant Period: 9/30/2018-9/29/2019 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: NA Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/13/2017 Most Recent Grant Amount: $450,275.00, Program Year Two Concurrences: Budget and Management Services 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 third year grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue efforts 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 ...
Indexes: TIMOTHY C. EVANS, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL

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

Grantee: Office of the Chief Judge

Grantor: Federal Department of Health and Human Services

Request: Authorization to renew grant

Purpose: WRAP/RAP Drug Court Enhancement Program, Year Three

Grant Amount: $324,904.00

Grant Period: 9/30/2018-9/29/2019

Fiscal Impact: None

Accounts: NA

Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 9/13/2017

Most Recent Grant Amount: $450,275.00, Program Year Two

Concurrences:
Budget and Management Services 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 third year grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue efforts 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 has expanded and expedited client access to community-based residential substance abuse treatments, incorporated new offender service elements, such as cognitive behavioral therapies and medication treatments, and expanded 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 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 indirect cost...

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