UCJC conducted a study (2013-2014) to evaluate the effectiveness of the HOST program. The HOST program's original purpose was to bring Salt Lake City, Utah police officers and community outreach workers together to identify homeless individuals who frequently panhandle or engage in other types of public nuisance activities in the downtown area and to connect them to community resources.
The Community Connection Center (CCC) was created by the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) in 2016 to “provide a safe environment for people to access individualized care, support, and appropriate community resources.” In 2017, UCJC evaluated the program to determine if it was meeting its intended goals.
To help support the Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative, Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice asked UCJC to conduct a 2-year evaluation (2013-2015) of Utah’s treatment programs in both their prison and jails state-wide on their adherence to Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) and provide ongoing quality improvement technical assistance.
In 2012-2014 UCJC conducted an evaluation of the Utah Third District Court's Early Case Resolution (ECR) Court pilot program. ECR's purpose was to identify lower-level cases that were eligible for expedited processing in order to increase the speed of processing for all cases filed in the 3rd District Court . . .
In September of 2011, The Road Home received funding through a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant to develop,...