The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 2: How to Provide Effective Representation from Initial Contact Through Program Completion
The session will take attendees through each stage of the drug court and discuss how defense counsel are involved at each stage while also addressing the dual roles defense counsel play in drug courts
The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 1: The Urgency to Address Trauma in our Treatment Courts: What It Means to be Trauma-Informed
This session will focus on challenges defense counsel may encounter in representing defendants with mental and cognitive impairments associated with their drug use.
This webinar was presented by Dr. Leo Kadehjian and Natalie Reyes. The availability and prevalence of synthetic and designer drugs have increased dramatically over the last several years. Due to the rapid nature at which these drugs are produced and modified, and the danger associated with their con… Continue Reading Addressing Synthetic and Designer Drugs in Adult Drug Courts
This webinar was presented by Mike Loeffler, Esq. and Judge Christine Carpenter and covered balancing all prosecutorial roles from planning through implementation of the drug court, developing clear eligibility criteria for participants, the appropriate role of the prosecutor regarding being a progr… Continue Reading The Role of Prosecutors in Drug Treatment Courts
This document, created by the Spencer County Drug Court program, provides judicial drug courts with a generic relapse prevention policy and plan for participants of these programs.
This document offers an overview of the pilot projects, highlights promising practices, and offers recommendations for implementing teleservices initiatives in other jurisdictions.
This document contains the Drug Court Judicial Benchbook that provides Drug Court practitioner with the up to date research and evidence based practices of the field.