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Utilizing Incentives and Sanctions to Support Successful Outcomes in Treatment Court

Recording of a SAMHSA webinar on SCF responses in treatment courts.

Improving Probation Outcomes for Emerging Adults: An Experiment Evaluating a Specialized Caseload in Hidalgo Co., Texas

An evaluation of a BJA SCF grantee finds that SCF had a largely positive effect on participants experiences on probation but it did not reduce revocations.

Incentives can improve probation success: Behavioral science suggests that incentives can lead to better outcomes for people on probation

An overview of the research on incentives and rewards, with implications and recommendations for community supervision.

Major community-supervision policy reforms in four states

Case studies of reforms that reflect SCF principles, to sanctions for technical violations in Nebraska and Utah and to earned-discharge credits in Oregon and Missouri.