Family Treatment Court
Family Treatment Court is a voluntary program available to Palm Beach County parents with open dependency cases where substance use is a primary factor for one or both parents. The program provides additional recovery supports and accountability through treatment coordination, peer support, child-parent psychotherapy, frequent court appearances, random drug testing, responses to behavior and services for the children.
Juvenile Drug Court
Juvenile Drug Court assists court-involved youth with substance use issues obtain and maintain sobriety. The program offers participants, ages 13-17, individualized support from a dedicated Drug Court team. Juvenile Drug Court provides intensive judicial oversight through frequent court appearances, individual/family/group treatment services, random drug screens, educational support and monitoring, incentives and sanctions.
Early Childhood Court
Early Childhood Court is a collaborative, therapeutic, problem solving team approach for families in Dependency Court that have children between the ages of 0-5 years old. The goal of Early Childhood Court is to improve child safety and well-being, change the experience and outcomes of children in the child welfare system, heal trauma and repair the parent-child relationship, expedite permanency, and stop the intergenerational cycle of abuse, neglect and violence.