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OJJDP releases Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines

The new guidelines by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention are available on: The webpage also features

  • An interactive map that helps users navigate through the different objectives and the guidelines under each objective, allowing for the access to summaries of the research evidence supporting each guideline, related practice considerations and additional resources
  • Frequently Asked Questions about the JDTC Guidelines
  • The Research Translation and Synthesis Protocol that describes the guidelines development process
  • Links to a series of research reports prepared explicitly to guide the preparation of the JDTC Guidelines that are available on the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Website (