- Practical Resources
- Research & Databases
Adult Drug Courts
These resources describe the basic elements that define effective drug courts. The purpose of each aspect is explained along with guidance for implementation and performance benchmarks.
Juvenile and Family Drug Courts
These are publications dealing with current research in Family and Juvenile Drug Courts
Documents and publications provided by the National Center for DWI Courts
Tribal Healing-to-Wellness Courts
The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is a project of the Tribal Law and Policy Institute and provides extensive information on tribal drug court specific resources.
Veterans Treatment Courts
Documents and publications provided by Justice for Vets.
Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorder Courts
These resources will help you in the screening and treatment with clients in your Mental Health or Co-Occurring Court
Health Care Reform
The changes brought forth by the Affordable Care Act will have significant implications for substance abuse treatment systems; including drug courts. The ACA publications and Resources are the most up-to-date
resources and publications on the Affordable Care Act.
Identifying Target Population
Research shows that drug courts work best for individuals who are both high-risk and high-need. These and fact sheets review research and evidence to assist programs in the proper targeting for their drug courts.
In order to ensure fidelity to the drug court model, it is important that programs utilize best practices. These websites and monograph provide research to guide drug courts in their efforts to reach a higher standard of operations.
Medication Assisted Treatment
These resources provide an introduction to the use of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in drug court
These resources will provide additional information on BJA approved trainings offered by NDCI, a listing of state drug court coordinators and the OJP Financial Guide.