Objective 5. Implement contingency management, case management, and community supervision strategies effectively.

CASE MANAGEMENT

Resources and Tools

External Web Resources

  • Contingency Management for Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Practitioner's Guide - available for purchase online (by Scott W. Henggler, Phillippe B. Cunningham, Melissa D. Rowland, Sonja K. Schoenwald and Associates 2012)

Things to Consider

  • The judge is receptive to team discussions and decisions.
  • The judge follows the agreed-upon recommendations of the team once on the bench.
  • The judge is the leader and advocate of the juvenile drug treatment court program.
  • The judge fully understands his/her role as a juvenile drug treatment court program.

Publications - click on the image below to download each publication 

publication cover with statue of justice and button to link to - The Unique Role of the Judge in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: Advice from the Field publication cover button of four different hands holding onto to each other and link to - Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts: Clarifying Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations of Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Teams  blog series image of an empty court room and serves as a link to the blog article  

INCENTIVES AND SANCTIONS

Resources and Tools

External Web Resources

Things to Consider

Publications - click on the image below to download each publication 

Publication cover with a parent’s hand over his teenage son and serves as link to publication blog series image of close up of ankle monitor and serves as a link to the publication publication cover with statue of justice and button to link to - The Unique Role of the Judge in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: Advice from the Field

DRUG TESTING

Resources and Tools

External Web Resources

Things to Consider

  • The drug testing should be completely random and entail both instant (spot) lab evaluated results.
  • The drug testing should be observed.
  • The juvenile drug treatment court team should not use "levels" to determine sobriety.
  • There should be multiple types of drug testing and adulterant devices used in the program.
  • The juvenile drug treatment court should have a documented chain of custody for all urine and testing samples.
  • The drug testing procedure should be clearly outlined for both program purposes and for participating youth and families.
  • The credibility of UA Testing laboratory should be determined.
  • The team should be trained on how to interpret results. 

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