MISSION Springfield

PI: Ayorkor Gaba
Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA)
CoE Division: Equity
PhotoTeam Member:Title:
Ayorkor Gaba
Ayorkor GabaDirector, Equity Division

This project implements and evaluates the MISSION-CJ model within the Springfield Adult Drug Court in Springfield, MA. This project also pilot tests Dr. Gaba and Drawbridge’s brief intervention called “Empowering Prosocial Change (EPC)”, which addresses dynamic factors driving offending behaviors. UMass Chan leads a mixed methods evaluation, provides Project Management and MISSION-CJ model consultation/training.