Dedicated to Doing Better

What does Do Better mean? The NDCRC has launched a campaign to identify how we can all Do Better to elevate the treatment court field. Learn more about the campaign and let us know how we can help you Do Better every day!


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RISE21 is Next Month!

The NDCRC will attend RISE21, the annual conference for treatment court practitioners, public health and public safety professionals, hosted by NADCP. NDCRC directors Dr. Kristen DeVall and Dr. Christina Lanier will present on the use of recovery-oriented language in treatment court settings. Join us for networking, educational sessions, and visit the NDCRC table from August 14-18!
Register here

NDCRC Website Survey

Notice anything different on the NDCRC site? On your first visit after March 15, you’ll be prompted to answer a survey about your experience using the website. If you close out of the pop-up without doing the survey, don’t worry! After you’re done working, you can still access the survey. This survey should only pop up on your first visit, so if you think of something later, you can still let us know. Thank you for helping us improve our website!
This survey closed May 19th 2021.

JustGrants Resources Now Available

The Department of Justice is now requiring all grant applications to be submitted through the JustGrants portal. During this transition, there are plenty of learning opportunities to familiarize with this new process! Applicants can find a DOJ collection of resources on how to use this new tool as well as an application submission guide on our Grant Writing Resources page.

JustGrants Training

*updated March 16, 2021
Between February 11 and April 12, 2021, DOJs JustGrants team is offering several 90-minute webinar sessions on the application submission process. The webinars will provide targeted assistance to potential applicants applying for DOJ funding opportunities. Registration for each session will be limited, to allow for the JustGrants team to respond to questions.


The upcoming webinars will explain”

  • steps to take prior to applying for funding;
  • how to find open DOJ funding opportunities in;
  • how to apply for funding using JustGrants;
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  • the JustGrants roles and their responsibilities and required actions;
  • how to navigate and use JustGrants to submit your application; and
  • where to find training materials, job aids, and other resources.


OJJDP JustGrants Technical Issue

OJJDP has cancelled the seven solicitations listed below due to a technical issue in JustGrants. OJJDP is working on the issue and intends to repost these solicitations as soon as it is resolved. Applicants who have already applied will be notified of the issue and invited to reapply.
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Children’s Advocacy Centers National Subgrants Program
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Delinquency Prevention Grants Program
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Family Drug Court Program
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program
  • OJJDP FY 2021 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development


Stay tuned to JUVJUST and JustGrants for announcements about the reposting of these solicitations along with the new deadlines for and JustGrants. Also, visit the funding page for updates on these solicitations and other OJJDP funding opportunities.
Questions can be directed to the NCJRS Response Center at

NDCRC Holiday Schedule

The NDCRC will be closed from December 24th through January 1st based on the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s holiday closure schedule. The office will reopen on January 4th. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is Impaired Driving Prevention Month and a critical time for your DWI court to engage and educate your community. Awareness is key to reducing the impaired driving epidemic, and your treatment court can help. Download your newly redesigned toolkit from NADCP’s National Center For DWI Courts to find out how!

Inside the toolkit you’ll find:

– Ideas for safe events to raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving
– Educate your community on how DWI courts are making a difference
– Tips for engaging your local media and elected officials
– Sample social media posts and op-ed
– Ideas for keeping your participants safe during the holiday season

And much more!


Download the Toolkit Here


Honoring Veterans in November

NADCPs Justice For Vets has assembled a Veterans Day Toolkit containing a wealth of resources to help you plan and execute events, as well as educate your elected officials and the media.

Veterans Day Toolkit

Justice for Vets is now accepting applications for free operational tune-ups for veterans treatment courts! Teams will experience two days of virtual interactive training, review operations, and identify areas for improvement. The application deadline is November 30.

Apply for a Tune-Up