Shane Wolf

DWI Courts Receive International Recognition

By Shane Wolf / October 17, 2018

The latest annual report from the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) acknowledges DWI courts as a key strategy in alcohol producers’ commitment to reduce drinking and driving. It notes: “Approximately 2 million drivers in the USA have three or more convictions for driving while impaired (DWI). Beam Suntory supports the National Center for DWI…

Pay for Success

By Shane Wolf / August 24, 2018

Pay for Success: New Funding Strategy for Your Program Pay for success (PFS) is an innovative funding model that connects private investors with local governments to support social programs. If the program achieves agreed-upon outcomes, the government repays the investor. If not, the investor takes the loss. By reducing the government’s financial risk, PFS encourages…

DWI Court delivering recovery, big bang for buck

By Shane Wolf / August 23, 2018

Great things are happening in New Mexico and one of them is the impact the Albuquerque DWI Recovery Court is having on the community. Besides saving money and greatly reducing the number of graduates that re-offend, the focus is on the participant and helping them live a life in recovery. Click here to read the…

DWI court alumni doing amazing things

By Shane Wolf / August 22, 2018

Patricia Sams, a DWI court graduate from Missouri, was part of this year’s Parade of Transformation. She also told her story on all four stops of NCDC’s Reform & Responsibility Tour in 2017. She’s the founder of a community-based recovery support program called PEEPs in Recovery that’s continually expanding to serve more people in need.…

NCDC Heads to the Circus City

By Shane Wolf / August 15, 2018

NCDC headed south to conduct a training for the Sarasota DUI Court. The team worked hard over the day and half on examining their target population, treatment needs, phases and ethical obligations. The only negative side to the training was experiencing the red tide first hand. Thank you to the Sarasota DUI Court team for…

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