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Be A Mentor Court

NDCI Mentor Court Program

Be Recognized Among the Country's Best Treatment Courts

Mentor courts are exemplary adult drug courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, co-occurring disorder courts, and veterans treatment courts that serve as national models for three-year terms. These top-tier programs play a significant role in NADCP’s training, technical assistance, and research efforts.

As a NDCI mentor court, your program will:

  • Host team members from other jurisdictions for both in-person and web-based visits

  • Participate in research and media opportunities

  • Serve as a national model for an exemplary treatment court

  • Provide peer-to-peer learning opportunities

  • Receive travel costs and waved fees for two court officials to attend RISE for each of the three years.

Requirements to be a NDCI mentor court:

  • Have the capacity to host team members from other jurisdictions for both in-person and virtual visits

  • Have participating representatives from all core disciplines as members of the treatment court team

  • Have a practice or policy in place to examine whether unfair disparities exist in the program

  • Program strictly adheres to the 10 Key Components for Treatment Courts

  • Program strictly adheres to NADCP's Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards

  • Program can provide an updated policy and procedure manual and participant handbook

Get started:

Informational Webinar

Learn more about mentor courts

Submit Your Application

Applications due May 14, 2021

Have questions? Let us know!

The NDCI Mentor Court Program is supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.