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Article

Publication Date

March 2016

Abstract

Parent engagement is an important intermediate outcome in Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) and child welfare services. This study explored the utility and reliability of a client satisfaction and engagement survey designed to measure interim outcomes of a Mentor Parent Program, operating in conjunction with a FDTC. Findings suggest the survey is a useful, parsimonious and reliable tool for measuring key dimensions of parent mentor services including client engagement; client-centered support and empowerment; and help with systems navigation and accessing resources. The survey may be adapted for use in other FDTC or parent mentor contexts.

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This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Drabble, L. A., Haun, L. L., Kushins, H. and Cohen, E. (2016), Measuring Client Satisfaction and Engagement: The Role of a Mentor Parent Program in Family Drug Treatment Court. Juv Fam Court J, 67: 19–32. doi:10.1111/jfcj.12053, which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfcj.12053. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

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