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. Subsections Include: Introduction Evidence-Based Arguments in Support of MAT for Opioid…
This document provides a guide for newly assigned judges that are expected to preside over a drug court program to serve as a quick primer to assist them in (a) becoming familiar with the key elements and evidence-based practices that should be reflected in the treatment services provided to drug court participants, and (b) working with…
Topics: Care Management, Confidentiality, Court Rules, Cultural Competency, Cultural Issues, Culture, Drug Court, Drug Testing, Evidence-based Practices, Incentives, Judge, Medicated Assisted Treatment, Medication, Mental Health, Mental Health Needs, Participants, Phases, Recomendations, Recovery, Recovery Support, Sanction, Sanctions and Incentives, Substance, Substance Use, Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, Treatment Plans, Treatment Services
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 community outside of the treatment…
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.
This resource provides an introduction to the use of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in drug courts.
Topics: Medicated Assisted Treatment
This fact sheet was created by NDCI to explain how adult drug court participants should be chosen.
This webinar provides an overview of the 2015 Bureau of Justice Assistance Adult Drug Court Grant Solicitation.
The eighth webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.
Attitude changes in court personnel and treatment providers to create the collaborative team; what treatment provider reports should include informing court personnel on real change and outcomes; what treatment providers can expect of court teams to support outcomes we all want; systems changes necessary to deal with differing missions of all stakeholders; discussion of graduation ceremonies and discharge or termination categories.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide a practical application of the material presented in the earlier sessions.
Note: Not all sample operational and programmatic documents in the NDCRC clearinghouse library have been reviewed for best practice standards.