The Canadian Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals

The Canadian Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals (CADTCP) is dedicated to the development of Drug Treatment  Courts and problem solving courts throughout Canada.

CADTCP assists Drug Treatment Courts in efforts to reduce substance related harm, substance abuse, crime and recidivism among non-violent persons who commit crime for the purpose of supporting their addiction or dependence on controlled substances; gathers and disseminates information and evaluations about the effectiveness of Drug Treatment Courts; establishes public awareness of the effectiveness of Drug Treatment Courts; provides a forum through which Drug Treatment Court and Problem Solving Court best practices can be developed, identified and disseminated; encourages the establishment of other court-based intervention programs based on the underlying principles of Drug Treatment Court; provides advice and makes recommendations to governmental and non-governmental organizations on Drug Treatment Court issues and performs other related activities to accomplish the CADTCP’s objectives.

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