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Training and support for Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Teams

NADCP's National Drug Court Institute has partnered with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) to provide comprehensive training and technical assistance to juvenile drug treatment courts, including implementation of best practices and assisting courts in building recovery capital and supports for youth and families.


Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Project

The Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (AROSC) project is a multi-year endeavor for juvenile drug treatment courts that wish to lead the field in applying the principles of recovery capital to improve operations and enhance positive youth development.

Request Training

With OJJDP's TTA360 you can access statewide, individual or virtual juvenile drug treatment court trainings. TTA360 also allows you to submit technical assistance requests to access a range of OJJDP's providers on varied juvenile justice topics.

Creating Safety During COVID-19 and Beyond

Authored by clinical psychologist Dr. Isaiah Pickens, this brief offers tips for creating physical and emotional safety for youth, families, and JDTC teams using trauma-informed strategies during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

JDTC Listserv

Connect with the juvenile drug treatment court community, share ideas, and access support from experts in the field.

Starting a Juvenile Drug Court: A Planning Guide

Planning a juvenile drug treatment court and unsure where to start? The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges created a guide.

Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines

Released in 2016, these guidelines provide researched-based best practices and consideration for implementation.

Creative Work Submission

Help us celebrate the creativity of youth by submitting art and other creative work from your juvenile drug treatment court participants.


Treatment Provider Training

Enroll in treatment provider training to learn best practices for working with youth.

Probation Officer Training

Enroll in probation officer training to learn best practices for working with youth.

Graduates of the Youth Offender Court from left, Lenin Castillo, Cody Hoover, Shawn Biron, and Corey McArdle, at Las Vegas City Hall in Las Vegas, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Erik Verduzco Las Vegas Review-Journal @Erik_Verduzco

About the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Project

Together, we will enhance the capacity, knowledge and skills of juvenile drug treatment court programs so that teams and programs can effectively deliver services and create safer and healthier communities.

This project is supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention through the U.S. Department of Justice.