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303 North Church Street • Suite 101 • Murfreesboro, TN 37130 • Phone: (615) 217-7124 • Fax: (615) 217-7127

Contact Us:

303 North Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: (615) 217-7124
Fax: (615) 217-7127

The Three Phases of the Drug Court Program

Phase One lasts approximately four months and includes:

  • Meet with Drug Court Case Manager at least every other week in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of twice a week
  • Group Therapy weekly
  • Attend Family Session weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 3 times a week
  • Appear before the Judge weekly
  • Submit weekly journal entry

To successfully complete Phase One, participants must have a minimum of four consecutive negative urine screens. Participants must have attended all of the individual and group sessions, and 90% of the self-help support meetings.

Phase Two lasts approximately four months and includes:

  • Meet with Drug Court Case Manager every other week in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of once a week
  • Group therapy weekly
  • MRT session weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 2 times a week
  • Obtain a Self-help sponsor
  • Appear before the Judge every other week
  • Submit weekly journal entry
  • Mandatory payment of program fee, court costs and court fines

To successfully complete Phase Two, participants must have a minimum of six consecutive negative urine screens. Participants must have attended all of the individual and group sessions, and 90% of the self-help groups.

Phase Three lasts approximately four months and includes:

  • Meet with Drug Court Case Manager as needed or required, in the home, at work, or in the office
  • Random urine screen minimum of once a week
  • Group therapy weekly
  • Self-help support meetings 1 times a week
  • Appear before the Judge a minimum of once every four weeks
  • Submit weekly journal entry
  • Mandatory payment of program fee, court costs and court fines.
  • Develop a Discharge Plan with your Drug Court Case Manager

To successfully complete Phase Three, the following must be completed:

  • A minimum of the last five months of urine screens must be clean
  • Successful enrollment in an educational program, a job training program, or employed at least part-time
  • Adequate housing and appropriate support system
  • Completion of Discharge Plan to the Court’s satisfaction.
  • Attendance at all of the of group sessions and 90% self-help support meetings

Links

American University - Justice Programs Office

Bureau of Justice
U.S. Department of Justice - Office of Justice Programs

Tennessee Association of Drug Court Professionals

Davidson County Drug Court

Office of Criminal Justice Programs for Tennessee

NADCP
National Association of Drug Court Professionals and Drug Court Institute

National Drug Control Policy

Rutherford County Seal