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
This webinar had a focus on increasing a participants’ knowledge about treatment for co-occurring disorders (CODs) and referrals.
Presented by Paul Warren (NDRI), the focus of the presentation is to increase participants’ knowledge about useful screening and assessment instruments for co-occurring disorders (CODs).
The focus of this webinar is upon describing the importance of cultural proficiency in the screening and assessment processes.
The focus of this first session is to present participants with an introduction to culture and the effect it has in drug courts.
Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation, the last of this series, discusses a list of suggested references related to young adults in drug courts, with specific articles regarding supervision, treatment, and assessment. Mr. Osborne also briefly describes several evidence based practice… Continue Reading Evidence Based Interventions: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs
Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation focuses on bio/medical and psychological issues typically associated the young adult population in drug court, including hepatitis and HIV. Mr. Osborne discusses juvenile strategies that may be applied to the young adult population for interventi… Continue Reading Bio-Psycho Service Needs: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs
Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation provides a definition for ‘young adult’ as a person aged within the two decades between the end of adolescence and the beginning of midlife (approximately 20-40 years old) — 18 to 25-year-old offenders under the SAMHSA definition – and discusses… Continue Reading Young Adult Social Development: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs
“1. Does the applicant live within the geographic boundaries of the program (HJC or WJC areas)? [ ] yes [ ] no 2. Does the applicant have arrests or convictions for drug sales, violence or gang activity? [ ] yes [ ] no 3. Can the applicant and his/her roommate(s) comply with an alcohol ban? [ ] yes… Continue Reading DUI Court Application
Topics: Screening and Eligibility