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The Whys of Self-Care for Treatment Courts

Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Sally MacKain, Ph.D., the Director of Clinical Treatment at the National Drug Court Resource Center and professor of psychology, as she discusses how stress may impact treatment court practitioners. They focus on the science behind the stress, distress, and impairment continuum, as well as how self-care practices can assist with stress management. Dr. MacKain also provides guidance on signs of burnout, as well as some ideas for active self-care.


Use of Language in Recovery

Episode 2 of the Justice to Healing podcast focuses on the use and impact that language has on the recovery process. Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Michelle Gunn, the Director of Recidivism Reduction Services (RRS) & the ReEntry Systems of Effective Treatment (RESET) program at Coastal Horizons Center Inc. in Wilmington, North Carolina, to the program. The trio discuss how the (mis)use of language within the criminal justice system and within the realm of recovery can negatively impact individuals engaged in these arenas.



Grant Writing Workshop: Selling Your Treatment Court Program

NDCRC directors Dr. Kristen DeVall and Dr. Christina Lanier provide an overview of the major components of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Request for Proposals (RFP), examples of each required section, tips for strengthening your proposal, and common mistakes to avoid.


Introduction to the NDCRC – Justice to Healing

Justice to Healing co-hosts Kristen DeVall and Christy Lanier give a brief overview of the history of treatment courts in the U.S. and the goals of the National Drug Court Resource Center and preview future podcast topics.