Resource: Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

This technical assistance brief provides recommendations for successful family engagement within a juvenile drug treatment court program. Prepared by the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice in partnership with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the brief also includes a self-assessment tool and descriptions of two juvenile drug treatment courts that demonstrate a strong commitment to family engagement. Professionals working in juvenile drug treatment courts can use this brief to assess their current levels of family engagement and enhance their efforts to engage families. Learn more.