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FDC Discipline Specific Materials

Discipline specific resources and materials for general audience, judges, attorney's, child welfare, substance use disorder treatment, and court coordinators. Right click and select Save As to download the file: Discipline Specific Orientation - Coordinator_rev2018 Discipline Specific Orientation Materials-General Discipline Specific Resources- AOD Treatment_rev2018 Discipline Specific Resources- Attorney_rev2018 Discipline Specific Resources- Child [...]

2018-08-03T19:33:03+00:00 Categories: Web Based Learning|

Children and Families Program

We proudly present the Children and Families Program (CFP) which highlights sessions created to cut across all types of drug courts. This program outlines sessions that bring a family-focus to treatment and recovery throughout the largest annual training event for drug court professionals at the 2018 NADCP Annual Training Conference featuring [...]

2018-06-06T17:25:26+00:00 Categories: Conference Material|

In-Depth Technical Assistance Program Summary

This summary provides an overview of the work of eleven states that have previously received In-Depth Technical Assistance (IDTA) since 2014 or are currently receiving IDTA. The Program Summary highlights state teams’ efforts to identify barriers and challenges in engaging families affected by prenatal substance exposure, and develop state strategies to improve [...]

2018-10-17T20:07:01+00:00 Categories: IDTA|

Transitioning to a Family-Centered Approach: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Three Adult Drug Courts

All collaborative courts are family courts if their clients include parents and children. And if substance use disorders impacts all relationships in the family unit, recovery support must extend beyond the parent to a more family-centered approach. This publication offers judicial leaders and other drug court professionals working in adult drug courts [...]

2018-03-16T21:52:52+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA, Publication, SSRP|

Family Treatment Court Planning Guide (2018)

The Family Treatment Court (FTC) Planning Guide published by he National Drug Court Institute and the Center for Children and Family Futures (2018) is designed to provide step-by-step instructions for a team planning to start and implement an FTC in their community. No matter what your role in the system is, and no [...]

2018-03-15T20:59:20+00:00 Categories: FDC TTA|Tags: |

Ready , Set, Go! 5 Key Planning Decisions to Help You Successfully Launch Your Family Drug Court

Ready , Set, Go! 5 Key Planning Decisions to Help You Successfully Launch Your Family Drug Court Overview Ready-Set-Go Webinar Agenda (.pdf) April 5, 2018 Presenter Bios and Photos (.pdf) – April 5, 2018 Ready-Set-Go-Live Cafe Conversation PPT (.pdf) - April 5, 2018 [...]

2018-09-18T23:33:52+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Planning For Safe Care – FDC’s and Opioid Use Disorder

Planning For Safe Care - FDC's and Opioid Use Disorder Overview The nation’s prescription drug and the opioid crisis have led to an increase in opioid use disorders among pregnant and parenting women.  Best practices suggest the need for a collaborative response across systems to [...]

2018-09-18T23:35:04+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Equity and Inclusion in Family Treatment Courts

Equity and Inclusion in Family Treatment Courts Overview Family Drug Courts (FDCs) have been identified as a promising model in achieving positive outcomes for families affected by substance use disorders and involved in the child welfare system.  As FDCs work towards achieving these outcomes, it [...]

2018-10-15T21:03:17+00:00 Categories: 2018|

Change vs. Checklist

Change vs. Checklist Overview Families involved in the child welfare system and affected by parental substance use disorders face a difficult and arduous journey towards achieving their recovery and reunification goals within the time limits set forth by ASFA.   Family Drug Courts (FDCs) provide a pathway for [...]

2018-09-18T23:35:31+00:00 Categories: 2018|