Court-based programs and strategies

Sample Court Transfer Agreement - State and Federal Courts (2/2019, NJOTF): Document designed and recommended for use in jurisdictions where state court judges – especially those who preside over adult drug court programs – operate in proximity to the location of a federal district court.

Creating a Local or Regional Judicial Opioid Task Force (3/2019, NJOTF): Provides an outline for starting a regional or local judicial opioid task force.

The Fundamentals of Screening and Assessment in the Justice System (3/2019, NJOTF): Describes the purpose of substance use disorder screening and assessment, available tools, and examples of courts that successfully use screening and assessment in their justice systems.

New Federal Funding Source for Court-Appointed Counsel in Child Protection Cases (6/2019, NJOTF) Discusses how the new policy for Title IV-E funds promotes quality legal representation for parents and children in child welfare dependency cases.

Family Treatment Courts: First-Ever National Best Practice Standards Just Released (11/2019, NJOTF) Provides descriptions and provisions of the eight best practice standards released in October 2019.

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center (4/2019, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-SAMHSA)

OpioidSolutionsRVA launch and website (2/2019, Central Virginia Region) Strategic opioid awareness communications campaign for the Richmond, VA region. 

Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in the United States - An Introduction for Public Heath, Law Enforcement, Local Organizations, and Others Striving to Serve Their Community (2018, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-CDC)

Recovery Oriented Compliance Strategy Latest Tool In Opioid Fight (10/2018, Tennessee State Courts)

Drug Courts (5/2018, U.S. Department of Justice)

What is NIATx? (CHESS/NIATx, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

United States Attorneys’ Bulletin Vol. 64, No. 5: Addressing the Heroin and Opioid Crisis (9/2016, U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Attorneys)

Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System (2/2016, SAMHSA)

Call to Action and Issue Brief: Justice System Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (1/2015, Bureau of Justice Assistance-BJA)

Adult Drug Courts and Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence (9/2014, SAMHSA)

Practice Profile: Incarceration-based Therapeutic Communities for Adults (National Institute of Justice, Crime Solutions)

TTAC Website (Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Training and Technical Assistance Center)

Rhode Island Found a Way to Cut Post-Prison Overdose Deaths in Half (2/2018, Council of State Governments Justice Center)

The Buffalo Opioid Intervention Court Program Webcast Recording (State of New York Unified Court System)

The Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program - OARRS Webcast Recording (State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy)

Program Profile: Delaware KEY/Crest Substance Abuse Programs (6/2011, National Institute of Justice)

Program Profile: Amity In-Prison Therapeutic Community (6/2011, National Institute of Justice)

Effective Judging for Busy Judges (2006, The National Judicial College and BJA)

National Quality Improvement Center on Collaborative Community Court Teams (Children and Family Futures)