Harnessing the Power of FTCs

This series of three briefs focus on helping collaborative teams fund (Brief 1) and evaluate (Brief 2) FTCs while identifying and meeting the needs of their community (Brief 3). combine existing collaborative practices to present an overview of pertinent strategies for FTC teams. The series is comprised of three interrelated briefs, but each [...]

2023-08-28T23:17:00+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Publication|

FTC Strategy Brief Series: Strong Families

FTC Strategy Brief Series: Strong Families Children and Family Futures, in partnership with Casey Family Programs, developed a series of three briefs on Family Treatment Courts (FTCs). These briefs provide information to child welfare and other key stakeholders about the FTC model and best practices evidence and strategies to improve [...]

2022-07-07T17:19:24+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Publication|

Family Treatment Court Best Practice Standards (2019)

The Family Treatment Court (FTC) Best Practices Standards published by the Center for Children and Family Futures (2019) and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals provide local jurisdictions, states, tribes, and funders with clear practice guidance to improve outcomes for children, parents, and families affected by substance use and co-occurring [...]

2023-07-05T14:11:15+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Home page, PLC page|

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 [...]

2021-04-30T22:15:49+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, PLC page|Tags: |

FDC National Strategic Plan

The National Strategic Plan for Family Drug Courts outlines a coordinated national strategy to enhance and expand the use of FDCs to reach more children and families. Download

2020-07-13T22:21:51+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Report, SSIP|Tags: |

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines (2015 Update)

Guidance to States: Recommendations for Developing Family Drug Court Guidelines provides information on best practices and collaborative principles to develop and sustain Family Drug Courts, and incorporates up-to-date research supporting key strategies. The Guidelines will assist policy makers and practitioners to enhance and expand these programs. Right click and select Save As to download [...]

2019-09-26T18:30:19+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Publication|

Family Drug Court Annotated Bibliography 2018

The FDC Annotated Bibliography includes a thorough list of the most recent research available on the family drug court model, cost savings, evaluation and child welfare outcomes, treatment and child welfare outcomes, innovative approached, and judicial perspectives. Right click and select Save As to download the file: Family Drug Court Annotated [...]

2019-08-01T17:12:28+00:00Categories: FDC TTA|

Governance Structures and Leadership: Is Your Family Drug Court Built to Last or Left to Fade?

Strong and effective FDCs require equally strong and effective governance structures and leadership. FDCs that are haphazardly organized and forced to rely on ineffective leadership will inevitably drift into ineffective practice, suffer poor outcomes, and may even fade into non-existence. This virtual classroom course will explore the successful infrastructures necessary [...]

2017-10-26T22:56:38+00:00Categories: 2016, FDC TTA, Web Based Learning|

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 [...]

2022-07-05T23:51:23+00:00Categories: FDC TTA, Publication, SSIP|
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