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Transitioning to a Family Centered Approach: Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Three Adult Drug Courts
Children and Family Futures and National Drug Court Institute, 2017
Examines three adult drug courts (ADCs) that transitioned from a traditional ADC to one that provides expanded services to families and children of program participants. The jurisdictions report the experiences of ADC core team members and their perceptions of the ADC processes, as well as the programs’ successes and challenges as they increased and modified their service approach. The document also presents 10 key strategies for implementing a family-focused approach in problem-solving courts.