Experts Answer Your Questions on Evaluating Your Treatment Court
Schedule your one-on-one video conference October 14 or 15
NADCP’s National Drug Court Institute Drug Court U is hosting office hours with our partners at the National Drug Court Resource Center. Get one-on-one appointments with evaluation experts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. and Christina Lanier, Ph.D. to ask your questions about determining outcomes in your program. Appointments are available Wednesday, October 14 and Thursday, October 15.
Understanding your program’s effectiveness is important to the health and well-being of your participants. Drs. DeVall and Lanier can answer your questions about evaluability assessments, needs assessments, as well as process and outcome evaluations.
Whether your program is new to evaluating outcomes or has been doing it for years, our experts can help you!
Reserve your appointment now! Times are limited.
Just like office hours in college, Drug Court U offers treatment court practitioners the opportunity to schedule one-on-one discussion time with experts and receive individualized, confidential instruction via video chat or conference call.
About Dr. DeVall
Kristen E. DeVall received her Ph.D. in sociology from Western Michigan University in 2008. She is the co-director of the National Drug Court Resource Center and a professor of sociology and
criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has conducted evaluations of numerous treatment court programs and other criminal justice initiatives in Michigan and North Carolina since 2004. She has conducted several statewide evaluations, which involved the collection and analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data. In addition, she worked as a case manager for a community corrections program in Michigan for seven years. Overall, her work seeks to bridge the gap between academia and practitioners, as well as influence the development of evidence-based policies and practices.
About Dr. Lanier
Christina Lanier is the co-director of the National Drug Court Resource Center and a professor of sociology and criminology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Delaware in 2006. She has extensive experience in the area of grant writing and program evaluation. She conducts program evaluations for specialty courts in North Carolina and is a co-evaluator for a local reentry program. Other recent projects include statewide evaluations in Michigan and North Carolina. Dr. Lanier’s focus is on linking the work of researchers with practitioners to make policy and social change.