Watch the webinar. Our webinar entitled, “Veterans Treatment Courts: Exploring Operations and Issues to Inform the Future,” examined the various aspects of VTCs. The expert panel discussed the VTC concept and its relationship to drug courts and mental health courts and delved into the variation in t… Continue Reading Veterans Treatment Courts: Exploring Operations and Issues to Inform the Future
This short video explains the core expectations, values, and goals of veteran mentors serving within Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs).
Topics: Confidentiality, Confidentiality and Ethics, Cultural Competency, Cultural Issues, Culture, Development, Education, Expectation, Experience, Explain, Goals and Objectives, Group, Groups, Guidelines, Information, Mentor, Mentoring, Mentors, Military Issues, Objectives, Peer Support, Program Descriptions, Recovery Support, Resources, Roles and Responsibilities, Support Services, Veteran, Veteran Drug Courts, Veterans, Volunteer, Vtc
The eighth webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.
Attitude changes in court personnel and treatment providers to create the collaborative team; what treatment provider reports should include informing court personnel on real change and outcomes; what treatment providers can expect of court teams to support outcomes we all want; systems changes nece… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Session 7: How Do We Get There From Here?
The purpose of this webinar is to provide a practical application of the material presented in the earlier sessions.
Assessment of relapse potential for preventive actions and assessment of poor outcomes of reuse and addiction flare–ups. What to do that continues treatment, not discharge or , and sanctions; positive drug screens and what to do in early phases of problem–solving courts versus in later phases; discu… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Session 5: Relapse, Continued Use and Continued Problems – What to Do
This webinar addresses stages of change and “discovery, dropout prevention” plans versus “recovery, relapse prevention” plans; holding participants accountable to an individualized treatment plan based on stage of change versus compliance with program phases and rules; evidence-based practices EBPs)… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Session 4: Engaging Participants in a Self-Change Process
The third webinar in the Critical Treatment Issues webinar series presents a Challenging Case submitted to the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 2: Doing Time or Doing Treatment – Moving Beyond Program Phases to Real Lasting Change
This webinar addresses the differences in the culture and mission between criminal justice and treatment of addiction.
Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria
This webinar reviews how addiction is a brain disease with biopsychosocial-spiritual manifestations, causes and treatment needs; and how the ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) criteria is applied to criminal justice clients. It explains how comprehensive multidimensional assessment and pe… Continue Reading Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 1: What to expect from state-of-the-art addiction treatment for criminal justice populations in applying the new ASAM Criteria