Substance Abuse

NCJFCJ Releases Resolution Regarding Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment for Teens and Adults


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) released its latest resolution regarding access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for adolescents and adults in the juvenile and family justice system.

The Evolving Role of the Prosecutor in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: Advice from the Field


In October 2018, the NCJFCJ convened a meeting of prosecutors working in juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) teams across the country. They discussed the evolving roles of juvenile court prosecutors in drug treatment courts and how their role is expanding along with the research on substance use disorders. This brief summarizes their advice for prosecutors working in JDTCs and the broader JDTC team to better understand the roles of the prosecutor as a member of a problem-solving court.
 

NCJFCJ Observes May as National Drug Court Month

National Drug Court Month #DrugCourtMonth

May is National Drug Court Month! The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) celebrates the success of adult drug courts, juvenile drug treatment courts, family dependency treatment courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, DWI courts, and veterans’ treatment courts across the U.S. 

2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice


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Devin Reaves to Keynote NCJFCJ National Conference on Juvenile Justice

NCJFCJ Announces $11.2 Million in Grants in 2017 to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families


Military families, drug treatment and domestic violence
continue to be key focuses

Become a New Site with the NCJFCJ Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Learning Collaborative

Opioid Addiction & Treatment in Tribal Communities


Presenters:
Sean Bear, 1st, Consultant, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
Honorable Kim McGinnis, Ph.D., Esq., Chief Judge, Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court
Dr. Anne Skinstad, Clinical Professor & Director, Native American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center
 
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