Ensuring Fidelity to the Juvenile Drug Courts Strategies in Practice: A Program Component Scale

March 1, 2010

"Managing and Sustaining Your Juvenile Drug Court" is part one of a two-part series. Part two is an assessment tool for juvenile drug courts. "Ensuring Fidelity to the Juvenile Drug Courts Strategies in Practice-A Program Component Scale" will help JDC administrators determine if there are any gaps in their programs and give concrete recommendations to strengthen program operations and team cohesiveness. To download a copy, click here.

It is important to assess program operations and maintain fidelity to the suggested JDC model (16 Strategies). "Ensuring Fidelity to the Juvenile Drug Courts Strategies in Practice-A Program Component Scale", will help JDC team members assess there courts. The Scale is based on the 16 Strategies and may help determine where there are gaps in JDC programs.