Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Policy Brief

Comparing Drug Treatment Court Principles to Evidence-Based Practice

Explains the Canadian drug treatment court (DTC) model and explores the extent to which it adheres to international standards of care for the design and delivery of evidence-based interventions for people with substance use challenges. Outlines ways to improve adherence to these standards to enhance the effectiveness of DTCs and highlight opportunities for increased success.

See also: Drug Treatment Courts: An Evidence-based Review with Recommendations for Improvement

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