The Washington State Legislature has been funding evidence-based programs in the Washington State juvenile courts since 1999. In 2009, the Legislature directed the Institute to “conduct an analysis of the costs per participant of evidence-based programs by the juvenile courts.” This report provides estimated costs per participant for these evidence-based programs:
Aggression Replacement Training (ART)
Coordination of Services (COS)
Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
Family Integrated Transitions (FIT)
Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST)
The statewide average costs can be used to estimate the number of youth who can be served by these programs for a given amount of funding.