Sample Documents

NADCP developed the following template documents to help programs apply the skills taught at training. The documents below are free to use and should be adapted to your program's policy and procedures based on the Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards.

Policy & Procedure Manual

This document for new courts and existing courts lays out the procedures for operation of the program.

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Phase Requirements

This is a tool used to set expectations by explaining requirements for each phase of the program.

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New Staff Training Guide

This training guide provides an introduction to the treatment court model for new team members.

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Phase Up Applications

Applications to move through phases gives participants the responsibility to know what they need to accomplish.

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Memorandum of Understanding

These are written agreements with other agencies or organizations for services and coordination.

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Exit Interview

Interviewing participants when they leave the program can often provide valuable insight into effectiveness.

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Participant Reporting Forms

This is a tool to help keep participant's organized and to communicate with the team any highlights or struggles during the week.

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Client Referral Flow Chart

This chart shows how to get clients from arrest or probation violation to treatment court within 30 days.

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Participant Handbook Guide

This guide provides the framework for creating a user-friendly, effective participant handbook.

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Phase 1 Participant Handbook

Use this sample handbook to help guide participants through their first phase of treatment court.

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Treatment Court Passport

Help participants track their treatment milestones with this sample passport.

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