Drug Court

Massachusetts Adult Drug Court Manual (2015)


This guide to starting and operating an Adult Drug Court in Massachusetts aims to:

  1. To identify the basic principles of evidence-based best practices applicable to Adult Drug Court in the Commonwealth;
  2. To assist a certification process applicable to Adult Drug Courts in the Commonwealth;
  3. To identify resources to assist existing Adult Drug Courts in enhancing their practices and to prepare for the certification process; and
  4. To identify resources to assist new Adult Drug Courts in establishing programs that comply with evidence-based best practices and meet certification requirements.
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National Association for Drug Court Professionals Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards Vols 1 & 2

Description: NADCP’s Best Practice Standards provide national recommendations to guide the operations of Adult Drug Courts.

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