Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Lisa Callahan, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate at Policy Research Associates, for a deep dive into the state of mental health courts (MHC). Listen in as they touch on the unique qualities of mental health courts, ideal program structure, the use of incentives and sanctions in MHCs, measuring success, tips for implementation, and much more
We do our best to provide the most valuable experience on our website. However, sometimes it is helpful to see first-hand how to navigate certain aspects of a new website. Watch this short walk-through that briefly guides you through the different resources we have to offer.
The National Drug Court Resource Center is proud to announce the launch of a collaborative campaign designed to encourage the treatment court community to use their voices in promoting positive growth within themselves and their communities. Here at the NDCRC, we are highly collaborative and are always looking for ways to improve the resources we have to offer. Why? Because we want our resources to be supportive of your growth. Let us know how you hope to do better!
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Iowa Statewide Problem-solving Court Coordinator Dr. Eric Howard as they take on the impacts of implicit bias in treatment courts. Listen in as Dr. Howard defines implicit bias, presents challenges with admission/retention/graduation, how to address implicit bias within ourselves, and more.
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome NDCI’s Director of Juvenile Training and Technical Assistance Dr. Jacqueline van Wormer as they discuss the history of juvenile drug treatment courts, the differences between traditional juvenile justice and the JDTC model, brain development in youth, measuring success in programs, and more.
We are beginning our seven-part State of the Field series examining the current state of the treatment court field focusing on various court types. For the first installment, hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome NADCP’s CEO Carson Fox and COO Terrence Walton as they discuss the history of treatment courts, cost-benefit, equity and inclusion, the importance of the Best Practice Standards, and the state of medication for addiction treatment (MAT).
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. and Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Jacquelyn Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, as she walks us through self-care and the foundations of mindfulness.
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. and Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Susan Broderick, J.D., the Director of the National District Attorneys Association as she focuses on the promise of recovery capital and its impact on the road to recovery.
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.
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.