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Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts
(NCJ 250618) February 2017
Grant, 28 page(s)
This report explores family engagement during a youth’s time in the juvenile justice system to improve outcomes across behavioral health, education, and delinquency in the juvenile drug treatment court context. The survey results helped shape the comprehensive set of family engagement recommendations as well as a self-evaluation tool. The report includes: key findings of the survey; essential information on substance use and addiction among young people; and descriptions of two juvenile drug treatment courts that demonstrate a strong commitment to family engagement.