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Veterans Treatment Court Webinar Session 1

This Webinar describes methods to assist attorneys and other members of a treatment team in diverting the client from his or her own symptoms – not only from confinement. It also identifies some risks inherent in the professional’s exposure to a Veteran’s own traumatic experiences.

Veterans Treatment Court Webinar Session 1

WRITTEN BY

Evan Seamone

PUBLICATION YEAR

2016

TOPICS

Law, Legal, Military Issues, Participants, Questions, Risk, Team, Team Roles and Responsibilities, Trauma, Trauma Informed Care, Treatment, Treatment Plans, Treatment Services, Veteran, Veteran Drug Courts, Veterans

RESOURCE TYPES

Webinar

SAMPLE FORM

Unknown

COURT TYPES

Veterans Treatment Court

SOURCES

Justice Programs Office at American University, National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC)

REGIONS

Unknown

Resource Description

This Webinar describes methods to assist attorneys and other members of a treatment team in diverting the client from his or her own symptoms – not only from confinement. It also identifies some risks inherent in the professional’s exposure to a Veteran’s own traumatic experiences. For all participants, the Webinar introduces the concept of “Psycholegal Softspots” as particular aspects of criminal litigation that are known to trigger stress reactions, explores “Psychological First Aid” as a vehicle to mitigate crises, and discusses PTSD trigger awareness plans as practical tools tailored meet an individual participant’s unique needs in a Veterans Treatment Court program. For attorneys, the Webinar also previews ethically acceptable interventions that do not transform the lawyer into a mental health professional and identifies the hallmarks of effective collaboration with mental health professionals during the course of the representation.

To watch a recording of this webinar, please visit our YouTube page by following this link.

To watch a recording of the follow up Q&A, please visit our YouTube page by following this link.

Attachments

File Description File size

pdf

VTC Presentation

7 MB

pdf

VTC Q&A

4 MB

Note: Not all sample operational and programmatic documents in the NDCRC clearinghouse library have been reviewed for best practice standards.

Attachments

File Description File size
pdf VTC Presentation 7 MB
pdf VTC Q&A 4 MB