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Juvenile Drug Court Planning Initiative

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $799,490)

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges will deliver training and technical assistance based on adult learning to assist more than 90 jurisdictions develop juvenile drug courts and provide the field with state of the art resources. Additionally, NCJFCJ will conduct training for the Drug Court Planning Initiative whose goal is to promote the development of effective drug courts. NCJFCJ will enhance the Drug Court Planning initiative web site and provide state of the art resources. Performance measures will include reporting on the number of trainings held and the number of successful juvenile drug court applicants.NCA/NCF

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges will provide training and technical assistance to support the quality implementation and enhacement of Juvenile Drug Courts.

There are currently over 350 Juvenile Drug Courts in America. Many more jurisdictions are in various developmental stages of establishing a new Juvenile Drug Court. Other jurisdictions are undertaking revitalization efforts to improve existing Juvenile Drug Courts. This project will address some of the needs of these jurisdictions as they implement and enhance juvenile drug courts.


Date Created: September 21, 2005