Programs must describe how they comport with the 10 Key Components of Treatment Courts.
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Key Component #1: Treatment courts integrate alcohol and other drug treatment services with justice system case processing.
Key Component #2: Using a non-adversarial approach, prosecution and defense counsel promote public safety while protecting participants’ due process rights.
Key Component #3: Eligible participants are identified early and promptly placed in the treatment court program.
Key Component #4: Treatment courts provide access to a continuum of alcohol and other drug and related treatment and rehabilitation services.
Key Component #5: Abstinence is monitored by frequent alcohol and other drug testing.
Key Component #6: A coordinated strategy governs treatment court responses to participants’ compliance.
Key Component #7: Ongoing judicial interaction with each treatment court participant is essential.
Key Component #8: Monitoring and evaluation measure the achievement of program goals and gauge effectiveness.
Key Component #9: Continuing interdisciplinary education promotes effective treatment court planning, implementation, and operations.
Key Component #10: Forging partnerships among treatment courts, public agencies, and community-based organizations generates local support and enhances drug court effectiveness.