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Overview

As a Misdemeanor Brooklyn Treatment Court (MBTC) participant, you must follow the instructions given in court by the Judge and the rules and treatment plan given to you by your Case Manager and Primary Treatment Provider. A handbook, the "MBTC Guidelines and Program Information for Participants Handbook", will be given to you that will explain what is expected of you. It will also provide general information about the MBTC program.

This handbook is designed to:

  • Let you know what MBTC is all about
  • Answer your questions
  • Address your concerns

Topics of discussion:

  • Welcome to MBTC
  • What is MBTC?
  • What’s in it for me?
  • MBTC Rules
  • MBTC Phase Description and Sanction
  • Schedule
  • Graduation
  • MBTC Expectations
  • MBTC Support Services
  • MBTC Team
  • and Important Numbers

In the rest of this Handbook, you will find information on what you need to do and where you can turn for help. Remember - there are many people who make up the MBTC Team, and they all want to see you succeed. If you take the help that is offered, you will discover many ways to make a better life for yourself.

 

 

Handbooks

MBTC Guidelines and Program Information for Participants Handbook ENGLISH

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MBTC Guidelines and Program Information for Participants Handbook SPANISH

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MBTC Handbook Supplement
ENGLISH

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Ask your Case Manager or Defense Attorney to explain to you anything in this handbook that you do not understand!