Juvenile Mental Health Courts (JMHCs) provide case management and support to youth in the juvenile justice system with behavioral health needs.
Arming the Courts with Research: 10 Evidence-Based Sentencing Initiatives to Control Crime and Reduce Costs
The use of cost-effective evidence-based practices to reduce offender recidivism, crime rates, and costs is explained.
This collection of documents explains how the Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment (NPR) was developed.
Live Webinar Event for the Release of NIC Publication "Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way [Webinar]
This webinar looks at judges, veterans advocates, and treatment professionals who work with vets that are in the criminal justice system.
This report from NIC looks at how adult corrections systems manage the youth offenders in jails, prisons and under community supervision.
Review of the Literature on Jail Diversion Programs and Summary Recommendations for the Establishment of a Mental Health Court and Crisis Center within Douglas County, Kansas
New and modified diversion strategies have also been implemented in the last 15 years.
This white paper is based on interviews of key players in jurisdictions where Veterans Treatment Courts have been operating with marked success.
This policies and procedures manual describes the target population involved in dependency court, known as family Healing to Wellness Court.
This report addresses the issues facing courts and legislatures, and provides guidance based on the Supreme Court’s Eighth Amendment analysis.
Municipal Courts: An Effective Tool for Diverting People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders from the Criminal Justice System
This article explains how offenders with mental illness or substance abuse disorders making their first municipal court appearance can be diverted.