Tex. Gov't Code Section 130.001
Juvenile Family Drug Court Program Defined

In this chapter, “juvenile family drug court program” means a program that has the following essential characteristics:


the integration of substance abuse treatment services in the processing of cases and proceedings under Title 3, Family Code;


the use of a comprehensive case management approach involving court-appointed case managers and court-appointed special advocates to rehabilitate an individual who is suspected of substance abuse and who resides with a child who is the subject of a case filed under Title 3, Family Code;


early identification and prompt placement of eligible individuals who volunteer to participate in the program;


comprehensive substance abuse needs assessment and referrals to appropriate substance abuse treatment agencies for participants;


a progressive treatment approach with specific requirements for participants to meet for successful completion of the program;


monitoring of abstinence through periodic screening for alcohol or screening for controlled substances;


ongoing judicial interaction with program participants;


monitoring and evaluation of program goals and effectiveness;


continuing interdisciplinary education for the promotion of effective program planning, implementation, and operation; and


development of partnerships with public agencies and community organizations.
Added by Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 135 (H.B. 454), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 130.001 — Juvenile Family Drug Court Program Defined, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­130.­htm#130.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 130.001’s source at texas​.gov