Treatment Court Institute



Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)


Provides training and technical assistance to treatment courts to enhance the capacity, knowledge, and skills of treatment court programs to effectively deliver services to justice-involved youth impacted by substance use and create safer and healthier communities. Offers resources, materials, and programming to support treatment courts in implementing best practices, building recovery capital, and other support services for youth offenders and their families dealing with issues related to substance use.

What This Program Offers

The Treatment Court Institute can provide:

  • Comprehensive technical assistance from Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) providers on topics related to juvenile justice and treatment court operations
  • Statewide, individual, or virtual trainings
  • Guidance documents, including the planning guides and best practices
  • Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (AROSC) project for selected treatment courts focused on building recovery capital and supports for youth
  • Opportunities to connect with other treatment court professionals and experts in the field

Who Can Receive Services from This Program

Jurisdictions seeking to enhance the operation of treatment courts are eligible for assistance.

Geographic Coverage



There is no application process to receive assistance. Submit requests for training and technical assistance through OJJDP's online request portal.

Topics This Program Addresses

Community Supervision • Crime Reduction • Justice System • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Treatment • Youth