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.
The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 2: How to Provide Effective Representation from Initial Contact Through Program Completion
The session will take attendees through each stage of the drug court and discuss how defense counsel are involved at each stage while also addressing the dual roles defense counsel play in drug courts
The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts Part 1: The Urgency to Address Trauma in our Treatment Courts: What It Means to be Trauma-Informed
This session will focus on challenges defense counsel may encounter in representing defendants with mental and cognitive impairments associated with their drug use.
This webinar was presented by Judge William G. Schma, formerly of the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, and Tracy Velázquez, Associate Director of American University’s Justice Programs Office. The resources of many treatment courts around the country are stretched thin. Dwindling resources, coupled w…
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) has developed the following additional Tribal Healing to Wellness Court–specific resource publications to assist tribal governments and tribal justice systems in developing, enhancing, and sustaining…
This document is a process evaluation for Worcester County Adult Circuit and District Drug Treatment Court programs.
This document was written in response to the investigation, started by the NADCP Board Resolution to investigate and review what is currently known, and not yet known, about racial-and-ethnic-minority impacts in drug courts.