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)
This manual provided offers valuable information for any group looking to start a mentoring program.
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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
Measuring the success of your drug court is important for several reasons. You should be able to support your claims of being a great diversionary program that supports people in long-term recovery with numbers and data. Also, analyzing outcomes can help identify areas in which your court could impr… Continue Reading Recovery Maintenance Check-In; Measures of Success
From the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD), comes a timely fact sheet presenting the evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the applications of treatment in the justice system. Visit the AATOD website to access the fact sheet. Subse… Continue Reading Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in the Justice System
This agreement is entered into by Great Lakes Recovery Center, (“GLRC”), Marquette General Hospital, (“MGH”); the 96th District Court and its Probation Department, (“Probation”) and Case Manager; Defense Counsel; and the Prosecuting Attorney.