Family Treatment Court Best Practice Standards – A report by the Center for Children and Family Futures and National Association of Drug Court Professionals. (2019). Prepared for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
The Family Treatment Court Best Practice Standards (FTC Standards) have been written to reflect the practice shift toward person-centered, strengths-based, family-focused, and action-oriented practices. This document includes terminology that is used across the FTC’s collaborative partners. The language throughout the FTC Standards embraces the fundamental principle of working with the entire family affected by substance use disorders (SUDs) or co-occurring disorders with a goal toward long-term recovery and reunification through healing and wellness. Click here to read the most recent version of this report, published in 2019.