Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Jane Pfeifer, MPA, Program Director at Center for Children and Family Futures, and Chad Rodi, Director at NPC Research, for discussion regarding the state of family treatment courts (FTCs). Listen as they define FTCs and how they have changed over time. They also discuss a family-centered approach, the Adoption and Safe Families Act, and more.
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Melissa Radcliff, Program Director at Our Children’s Place of Coastal Horizons Center, for discussion regarding children of incarcerated parents (COIP). Listen as they discuss the data, related legislation, impacts on children, the involvement of law enforcement and other roles in COIP, and much more.
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Dr. Julie Baldwin, Research Professor in the Department of Justice, Law, & Criminology at American University, for discussion regarding the state of veterans treatment courts (VTCs). Listen as they discuss the history of VTCs, the differences between adult drug court and veterans treatment court, target population, risk assessment tools, challenges among programs, research, and much more.
Hosts Kristen DeVall, Ph.D. & Christina Lanier, Ph.D. welcome Jim Eberspacher, Director of the National Center for DWI Courts, for discussion regarding the state of DUI/DWI courts. Listen as they discuss the history and myths of DUI/DWI courts, target population, risk assessment tools, challenges in establishing new programs, current and potential research, and much more.
Proud of the work you and your treatment court team do and want to spread the word? Looking for ways to communicate with community partners to increase your court’s utilization? Listen as guest host Ben Yerby, the Integrated Marketing Communication Specialist for the NDCRC, welcomes Dr. Jeanne Persuit, Professor of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Director of Marketing & Communication for the NDCRC, as they discuss what integrated marketing communication is and how it can help you promote your treatment court’s work in your community, how to communicate with your audiences, and issues to think about as treatment court professionals performing in a communication role.
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
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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.