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The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook

This document contains the Drug Court Judicial Benchbook that provides Drug Court practitioner with the up to date research and evidence based practices of the field.

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Drug Court Practitioner Fact Sheet: Targeting the Right Participants for Adult Drug Courts, Pt. 1 of 2

“Adult drug courts are not designed to treat all drug-involved adult offenders. They were created to fill a specific service gap for drug-dependent offenders who were not responding to existing correctional programs—the ones who were not adhering to standard probation conditions, who were being rear…

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Drug Court Practitioner Fact Sheet – Alternative Tracks in Adult Drug Courts: Matching Your Program to the Needs of Your Clients, Pt. 2 of 2

“For a number of reasons, however, it may not always be possible or desirable for a drug court to target high-risk and high-need participants exclusively. To gain the buy-in of local prosecutors, the public, or other stakeholders, it may be necessary for some drug courts to begin by treating less se…
Topics: Assessment

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NADCP’s Need to Know: Research Update on Adult Drug Courts

This document created by the National Association of Drug Court Professionals was provide a progress update on the effectiveness and success of drug courts.

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Achieving Racial and Ethnic Fairness in Drug Courts

This document was written in response to the investigation, started by the NADCP Board Resolution to investigate and review what is currently known, and not yet known, about racial-and-ethnic-minority impacts in drug courts.

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Need to Know: The Facts on Marijuana

This fact sheet takes an in-depth look at marijuana and highlights how jurisdictions across the United States are evolving in their approach to criminalize offenders.

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NDCI Judicial Benchbook

The Drug Court Judicial Benchbook provides key guidelines that will help judges improve client outcomes and increase cost savings.

Quality Improvement for Drug Courts: Evidence-Based Practices

This document seeks to highlight the components of drug courts that are beneficial to apply to further improve their quality overall.
Topics: Treatment

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