Welcome to the Juvenile Drug Court Information Center
The Juvenile Drug Court (JDC) Information Center provides visitors with a breakdown of the Juvenile Drug Courts: Strategies in Practice (16 Strategies) - recommended strategies for JDC programs. The Center has multiple tools, resources, and publications on evidence-based practices that JDC professionals can utilize for training purposes, information sharing, fidelity assessment, and strategic planning.
Click on any of the 16 Strategies below to browse through Resources & Tools, Things to Consider, and Frequently Asked Questions to help your JDC team learn how to incorporate evidence-based practices in your JDC.
3) Clearly Defined Target Population and Eligibility Criteria - Define a target population and eligibility criteria that are aligned with the program's goals and objectives. Learn more...
15) Goal-Oriented Incentives and Sanctions - Respond to compliance and noncompliance with incentives and sanctions that are designed to reinforce or modify the behavior of youth and their families. Learn more...
Find out WHAT'S NEW at NCJFCJ’s Juvenile Drug Court Information Center, where you can find out what the Center’s staff are currently working on, download copies of the JDC monthly newsletter, and read about ongoing JDC projects, click here.
To request targeted on-site technical assistance to help your team strategically plan program enhancements, receive feedback on court room protocol and pre-court staffing, and to learn about innovative ways to address common challenges seen within JDCs (i.e., use of incentives and sanctions, community engagement, and collaboration), click here.
The Juvenile Drug Court Learning Collaborative is a JDC demonstration project, where JDC teams receive targeted training and technical assistance to further implement evidence-based practices. Click here to read more about the project.
The National Drug Court Online Learning System is a training for the self-guided learner. The resources available can be used by members of the JDC team and are designed to provided them with training at their own pace, moving from the introduction of concepts through actual change in practice. The online learning system is free to use. To access the JDC practice information from pratitioners nationwide, click here.
Visit the NCJFCJ's flickr account where JDC teams can post pictures with their 16 Strategies in Practice poster. If you have a 16 Strategies poster hanging in your office, take a quick picture and email to Eloisa Chaparro at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to request a 16 Strategies poster, email Eloisa and one will be mailed to you.