This short video explains the core expectations, values, and goals of veteran mentors serving within Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs).
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This list provides the contact information for major veterans and military service organizations across the nation.
Ten key strategies that will prove to be helpful as your court takes the next steps in transitioning to a family-centered approach. This resource from the National Drug Court Institute and Children and Family Futures examines best practices and lessons learned from three adult drug courts.
Dr. Jamie Vaske, assistant professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice at Western Carolina University and evaluator for the Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court, has created a handy resource for drug treatment professionals, called the Treatment Courts Best Practices Inventory (TC – BPI). By sum… Continue Reading Treatment Courts Best Practices Inventory
From the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), comes a timely fact sheet presenting the evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the applications of treatment in the justice system. Visit the AATOD website to access the fact sheet. Subse… Continue Reading Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System
Hon. William G. Schma and Valerie Moore conducted an interactive webinar session entitled, “Women in the Treatment Courts.” While drug treatment courts have significantly fewer women in their programs than men, they have been developing specific tracks designed to serve the needs and interests of wo… Continue Reading Women in Treatment Courts
This document, created by the Spencer County Drug Court program, provides judicial drug courts with a generic relapse prevention policy and plan for participants of these programs.
This document offers an overview of the pilot projects, highlights promising practices, and offers recommendations for implementing teleservices initiatives in other jurisdictions.
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.