Training & Technical Assistance for Implementation of Substance Abuse Testing in Juvenile Justice
Contracting Agency: OJJDP

This project developed materials and procedures to provide effective assistance to States and juvenile justice agencies for developing or enhancing programs to test youth for substance use. Among the services provided and products developed by the project were:

Four audio conferences on Legal Issues, Drug Testing Technology, Appropriate Responses to Drug Testing Results, and Managing Information and Evaluation in a Drug Testing Program.

  • Two national training seminars
  • Two state/jurisdictional seminars
  • Numerous workshops and other presentations
  • Responses to a variety of technical assistance requests
  • Development of a program resource guide, Identifying Another Piece of the Puzzle: Drug Testing in the Juvenile Justice System Workbook.
  • Drug Testing in the Juvenile Justice System: A Policy Brief for Decision Makers