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Critical Treatment Issues Webinar Session 3: Challenging Case in Family Drug Court

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 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…

The Impact of Gender in the Drug Court Setting

Presented by Paul Warren (LMSW, NDRI), the focus of the first half of this webinar is upon defining “gender,” describing the importance and relevance of addressing issues relating to gender in the drug court setting, and providing participants with practical suggestions for effectively planning and…

Evidence Based Interventions: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs

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…

Bio-Psycho Service Needs: 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…

Addiction and the Neuroscience of the Brain

The focus of this webinar is upon helping participants understand the changes that occur in the brain as a result of chemical dependency.

Tobacco Addiction: A Research Update from NIDA

This publication serves a research update on findings made by the National Institute on Drug Abuse surrounding the issue of tobacco addiction.

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Research Reports: Tobacco Addiction

This helps discuss the harmful effects of tobacco use, risks associated with pregnancy and adolescents, as well as best practices for the prevention and treatment of tobacco addiction.

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Drug Court Review: Special Issue on Juvenile Drug Courts

This is the Drug Court Review for 2010, which was created by the National Drug Court Institute.

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