33.01 For the purposes of decreased recidivism and increased family stability, the Court on its own motion may refer cases of appropriateness to any special court program. Each program will coordinate agency collaboration, provide regular judicial oversight, and assess progress on goals.

33.02 Family Dependency Treatment Court
For cases of abuse, neglect and/or dependency whereas the parent or guardian has been assessed as having one or more of the following: mental illness, alcohol abuse/dependence or drug abuse/dependence.

A Judge/Magistrate may refer a case to the Family Dependency Treatment Court (FDTC) program. The FDTC Treatment Team will determine appropriateness for participation in the program based upon specific eligibility criteria and make recommendations to the FDTC Judge/Magistrate. The FDTC Treatment Team shall then determine whether to accept the family into the program. If admitted the family shall be diverted to the specialized docket of the FDTC program for further proceedings.

All parties involved with a case in the FDTC are to comply with all aspects of the program as certified by the Ohio Supreme Court and orders of the Court. If unsuccessfully terminated from the FDTC program the family shall be returned to the Abuse, Neglect and/or Dependency Docket for further proceedings as defined in the Ohio Revised Code.

33.03 Juvenile Re-Entry Court
For cases involving a child adjudicated delinquent, and returning to the community from institutional and/or residential placement.

A Judge/Magistrate refer the case the Juvenile Re-Entry Court. The Juvenile Re-Entry Court Treatment team will determine appropriateness for participation in the program based upon specific eligibility criteria and make recommendations to the Juvenile Re-Entry Court Judge/Magistrate. The Juvenile Re-Entry Court Treatment Team shall determine whether to accept the family into the program. Each participant and their family are to comply with all aspects of the program as certified by the Ohio Supreme Court and the orders of the Court. If unsuccessfully terminated, the case will be returned to the Delinquency Docket for further proceedings.