The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released “Juvenile Drug Courts: A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation.” This bulletin provides an overview of an OJJDP-sponsored evaluation of juvenile drug court intervention programs, their processes, and key outcomes. The authors examined the effectiveness of nine juvenile drug courts in reducing recidivism and improving youth’s social functioning and determined whether these programs used evidence-based approaches.
Population of focus: Courts, Law enforcement officials, Child welfare officials
Link to resource: Juvenile Drug Courts — A Process, Outcome, and Impact Evaluation (pdf)
Organization: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention