Juvenile Drug Court

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Choosing a Better Tomorrow

Juvenile Drug Court is an Intensive Outpatient program that offers a holistic approach to substance abuse treatment to promote enhanced self-sufficiency and self-esteem for youth who have been charged with a substance-involved misdemeanor or felony charge.

Our counselors work with youth to determine issues of underlying substance use and criminal activity to assist in developing a new outlook on their personal development that builds a strong foundation for a healthy future.

This twenty (20) week program is structured into four (4) phases that promote the development and sustainability of a substance free lifestyle.

Phase I | 4 week minimum
  • Urinalysis (UA) Screenings |  Randomized
  • Individual Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Group Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Family Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Juvenile Drug Court |  Biweekly/monthly
  • Community Service |  Eight (8) hours
Phase II | 8 week minimum
  • Urinalysis (UA) Screenings |  Randomized
  • Individual Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Group Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Family Counseling |  One (1) session per phase
  • Juvenile Drug Court |  Biweekly/monthly
  • Community Service |  Eight (8) hours
  • Chemical Education Course |  One (1) hour per week
Phase III | 4 week minimum
  • Urinalysis (UA) Screenings |  Randomized
  • Individual Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Group Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Family Counseling |  One (1) session per phase
  • Juvenile Drug Court |  Biweekly/monthly
  • Community Service |  Forty (40) hours
Phase IV | 4 week minimum (consecutive)
  • Urinalysis (UA) Screenings |  Randomized
  • Individual Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Group Counseling |  One (1) hour per week
  • Family Counseling |  One (1) session per phase
  • Juvenile Drug Court |  Biweekly/monthly
  • Graduation Essay |  Prior to graduation from the program

Eligibility
  • Youth ages 13 to 18 years old 
  • Judicial and non-judicial referrals 
What should I bring to my first appointment?
  • Personal Identification (if available) | ID, Driver's License, or Passport
  • Proof of Parent/Guardian income | tax return, W2, paystub, or 1099 form
  • Proof of insurance (if applicable) | Insurance card or Medicaid card
  • Referral Information (if applicable)
  • Proof of any current prescribed medications
What to expect at your intake appointment|
  • Your intake appointment will last a minimum of one (1) hour.
  • Your counselor will review the Juvenile Drug Court Program rules and expectations, including the guidelines for program completion.
  • You will complete intake paperwork and surveys that will better assist your counselor in understanding your personal needs.
  • You and your counselor will complete a comprehensive assessment composed of questions related to your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, your family, social support network, physical health, and your school and/or work history.
  • Your counselor will review the Urinalysis testing procedures and expectations. You will be assigned an IVR number for the Urinalysis system and instructions on call-in schedule.
  • You will be required to take an observed Urinalysis test at the time of intake.
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    Alicia Jones LMHC