The MERIT program model of care (MOC) outlines the health service delivery within a therapeutic jurisprudence response to crime and offending behaviour. The MOC
describes the activities local health district and non-government organisation MERIT teams provide, to ensure clients receive person-centred, integrated, best practice AOD treatment. The MOC is a companion document to clinical guidelines, policy directives
and the DCJ MERIT Operational Manual.
The MERIT program MOC aims to: