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Reno Family Drug Court

Scientific Rating:
NR
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
High
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. Reno Family Drug Court has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Substance Abuse Treatment (Adult), but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: Parents whose children have been placed within the child welfare system, due to child abuse and/or neglect related to substance abuse.

For children/adolescents ages: 0 – 18

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 0 – 18

Brief Description

The Reno Family Drug Court created in 1994, was the first family drug court in the United States. Through a collaborative effort, the Reno Family Drug Court seeks to ensure children have a safe and nurturing environment by focusing on both healthy and sober parenting and permanency planning through family reunification.

The Reno Family Drug Court deals primarily with poly-substance abuse issues and works with a high percentage of co-occurring disorders that are mental health related.

Program Goals:

The program representative did not provide information about the program’s goals.

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Contact Information

Name: Sheila Leslie
Title: Specialty Courts Coordinator
Website: www.washoecourts.com/index.cfm?page=specail
Email:
Phone: (775) 325-6769
Fax: (775) 328-3131

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: June 2013

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: August 2006

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: August 2006