The focus of this webinar is to the special challenges encountered by drug courts and their treatment providers in rural and frontier areas of the country and responses that have proven effective. Presenters provided a detailed look into each of these challenges and how some of the existing rural pr… Continue Reading Rural Drug Courts: Challenges and Solutions
Presented by Diana Padilla (NDRI), this presentation discusses underlying factors that are relevant to criminal activity involving women, such as sexual abuse and trauma, and how these factors can lead to women engaging in criminal activity. She describes gender responsiveness is defined as “underst… Continue Reading Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders in Drug Court
This webinar discusses relevant male gender issues that need to be incorporated in substance abuse treatment.
The focus of this webinar is upon describing the importance of cultural proficiency in the screening and assessment processes.
The focus of this first session is to present participants with an introduction to culture and the effect it has in drug courts.
Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation, the last of this series, discusses a list of suggested references related to young adults in drug courts, with specific articles regarding supervision, treatment, and assessment. Mr. Osborne also briefly describes several evidence based practice… Continue Reading Evidence Based Interventions: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs
Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation focuses on bio/medical and psychological issues typically associated the young adult population in drug court, including hepatitis and HIV. Mr. Osborne discusses juvenile strategies that may be applied to the young adult population for interventi… Continue Reading Bio-Psycho Service Needs: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs