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Sample Memorandum of Understanding – Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

These are written agreements with other agencies or organizations for services and coordination.

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Phase Requirements – Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

This is a tool used to set expectations by explaining requirements for each phase of the program.

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Adult Model Policies and Procedures – Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

This document should function as a model for new planning courts and existing courts to help programs document procedures for the operation of a treatment court.  This model policy and procedure manual is designed to serve as a guide that helps to incorporate the adult drug court best practice stand… Continue Reading Adult Model Policies and Procedures – Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

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Exit Interview – Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

Giving an exit interview to participants in Adult Drug Courts when they leave the program can often provide valuable insight into effectiveness.

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Issue Brief- Management Information Systems (MIS)

This issue brief details the necessary features of Management Information Systems (MIS) for treatment courts. By connecting team members, an MIS can help improve communications, reduce inbox clutter, and reduce time spent catching up in staff meetings and on the phone throughout the week. An MIS als… Continue Reading Issue Brief- Management Information Systems (MIS)

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New York State Unified Court System Essential Elements of Opioid Courts

In 2016, the Unified Court System launched an opioid court in Buffalo, the first of its kind in the country. The opioid court provides immediate intervention, treatment, and supervision for defendants who are at risk of an opioid overdose. Refer to this document for an outline of the main components… Continue Reading New York State Unified Court System Essential Elements of Opioid Courts

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Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first r… Continue Reading Issue Brief: Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement

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