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Multimedia Resources

Below you will find the multimedia resources, related to problem solving courts, that JPO has produced.

Podcast Series

On the Docket with the National Drug Court Resource Center is a podcast series that explores problem-solving courts working to address substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders within the criminal justice system.  These voluntary programs serve as a form of deferred adjudication that focuses on rehabilitation and treatment, rather than incarceration.

This podcast and the National Drug Court Resource Center are brought to you by the Justice Programs Office, a center within the School of Public Affairs at American University, and in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which is housed under the Department of Justice.  The ideas and thoughts expressed in this podcast do not directly reflect those of the Justice Programs Office, American University, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, or the Department of Justice.

Visit the iTunes Podcast Store to listen to episodes of On the Docket and click "subscribe" to automatically download future episodes.

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Hosted and produced by Anna Koozmin, Program Assistant at the Justice Programs Office
Music: "Skipping in the No Standing Zone" by Peter Gresser

Episode 4 - Treating the Opioid Crisis Part 1

The opioid epidemic has plunged towns, cities, and entire regions into crisis. Over the next three episodes, On the Docket with the National Drug Court Resource Center explores how one Montana drug treatment court team is battling a flood of opioids in their community.

Episode 3 - Advice from a Family Treatment Court Graduate

In the final episode of On the Docket with the National Drug Court Resource Center’s three-part series on family treatment courts, we meet with Teresa Anderson-Harper, a graduate of the King County Family Treatment Court.

Episode 2 - Behind the Scenes of Family Treatment Courts with Jill Murphy

In the second episode, we speak with Jill Murphy, the program supervisor of the King County Family Treatment Court. Our conversation includes discussion of how family treatment courts function and discuss innovative strategies for working with participants of family treatment courts.

Episode 1 - Family Treatment Court Basics with Evan Elkin

In the first episode, we introduce the National Drug Court Resource Center and explore the basics of family treatment courts with Evan Elkin, the Executive Director of Reclaiming Futures.
Episodes are available to download through the iTunes Podcast Store. Check back for more episodes!


Archived Webinars

To Serve, Protect, and Treat: Law Enforcement and Treatment Courts

Law enforcement officials are a key part of the effort to combine effective justice approaches with clinical services. Watch this webinar to learn best practices and strategies to engage law enforcement with treatment courts. Click the title to learn more.

Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program FY 2018 Competitive Grant Announcement

The FY 2018 Competitive Grant Announcement can be found via BJA's website

Have questions about the application process and writing a program narrative? NDCRC hosted a webinar with Gregory Torain, Bureau of Justice Assistance Policy Advisor (BJA) to review the solicitation guidelines. Watch the recorded webinar here and learn more from samples of program narratives below.

Responding to the Opioid Crisis: National and Local Approaches

Webinar provides an overview of current Bureau of Justice Assistance initiatives to address the opioid crisis and how local jurisdictions are creating programs and leveraging resources. Click the title to learn more.

Check out our library of recorded webinars here. Topics include treatment, working with minority populations, sustainability of your program, and much more!