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The Unique Role of the Judge in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts: Advice From the Field
(NCJ 250393) September 2016
Grant, 4 page(s)
Jessica Pearce, Wendy Schiller
In August 2016, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges held a focus group comprised of juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) judges from around the country to discuss their unique role as a judge in the juvenile justice system and leading a JDTC team. This benchcard summarizes the advice they would give to new JDTC judges and/or to JDTC judges who are simply trying to better understand their role in this problem solving court.