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Transitioning to a Family Centered Approach in Drug Court

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.

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Veteran Peer Mentor Program (VPMP); Sample Information About the Role of a Veteran Peer Mentor

Use this resource from the Placer County [CA] Collaborative Courts Program to learn how Veteran Peer Mentors (VPMs) offer support and encouragement for veterans in the court system by spending one-on-one time with the veteran.

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Sample Court Transfer Agreement – State and Tribal Courts

A template for state court judges to transfer jurisdiction to Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.

Policies and Procedures; Mentors in Training Program

Many treatment courts use peer support programs or mentor programs to enhance their services and build their capacity. Peer support groups can help new participants navigate the treatment court program and understand court requirements. Peer mentors also serve as evidence that recovery is possible a… Continue Reading Policies and Procedures; Mentors in Training Program

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Recovery Maintenance Check-In; Measures of Success

Measuring the success of your drug court is important for several reasons. You should be able to support your claims of being a great diversionary program that supports people in long-term recovery with numbers and data. Also, analyzing outcomes can help identify areas in which your court could impr… Continue Reading Recovery Maintenance Check-In; Measures of Success
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Monongalia County Drug Court Community Service Policy

This document is a good example of a community service policy that is not used as a sanction. Community service is used as a form of personal growth within the program with the ultimate goal for the participants to expand their network into non-using groups while maintaining involvement in their com… Continue Reading Monongalia County Drug Court Community Service Policy

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MOU Between Team Members (1st Jud. Dist. of Montana)

An example of a Memorandum of Understanding between team members of a Family Drug Court. Created and used by the First Judicial District Family Drug Court to outline the anticipated roles of child and family services, the county attorney’s office, the public defender’s office, and other parties.

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Sample Judicial Drug Court Relapse Prevention Policy and Plan

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.

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Pennsylvania Regional Drug Court Brochure

This brochure provides an overview of the program, benefits, contact info, and referral/application process for interested individuals.

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Ogdensburg City Drug Treatment Court Brochure

This brochure provides an overview of the program and its entry process.

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