This issue brief details the necessary features of Management Information Systems (MIS) for treatment courts. By connecting team members, an MIS can help improve communications, reduce inbox clutter, and reduce time spent catching up in staff meetings and on the phone throughout the week. An MIS als… Continue Reading Management Information Systems (MIS)
Law enforcement officers are uniquely positioned to offer key interventions to those with substance use disorders. It is estimated 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. As the opioid crisis continues, the frequency of rank and file officers acting as first r… Continue Reading Accessing Substance Use Disorder and Related Treatment Services Training for Law Enforcement
The Honorable Kevin S. Burke, Judge of the Hennepin County District Court in Minnesota contributes to the 2012 edition of the Future Trends in State Courts with a publication on strong leadership in a time of judicial uncertainty. Strong leaders in a courtroom not only motivate those who work with t… Continue Reading Leadership Without Fear
The Honorable Kevin S. Burke, District Judge for the Hennepin County, Minnesota contributes this article to the 2011 publication of Future Trends in State Courts on keeping court morale high in the face of rising budget constraints. Judge Burke presents challenges facing public sector employees and… Continue Reading It’s All About the People Who Work in the Courthouse
the Honorable Kevin S. Burke, District Judge for Hennepin County, Minnesota contributes to the 2015 Trends in State Court with an article on accepting dissent in court settings. Judge Burke discusses why dissent matters, four steps to fostering constructive dissent, and how to be a good court leader… Continue Reading Innovative Courts Encourage Dissent
An example of a Memorandum of Understanding between team members of a Family Drug Court. Created and used by the First Judicial District Family Drug Court to outline the anticipated roles of child and family services, the county attorney’s office, the public defender’s office, and other parties.
This document serves as the participant handbook for the Family Dependency Treatment Court program in the 22nd Judicial Circuit in Colorado.
This document examines the evidence showing the effectiveness and importance of Family Drug Treatment Courts.
This presentation examines and evaluates the effectiveness of Family Dependency Treatment Courts in 6 major cities across the country.