Topic: Mental Health Needs
This document provides a guide for newly assigned judges that are expected to preside over a drug court program to serve as a quick primer to assist them in (a) becoming familiar with the key elements and evidence-based practices that should be reflected in the treatment services provided to drug co… Continue Reading A Technical Assistance Guide For Drug Court Judges on Drug Court Treatment Services
Topics: Care Management, Confidentiality, Court Rules, Cultural Competency, Cultural Issues, Culture, Drug Court, Drug Testing, Evidence-based Practices, Incentives, Judge, Medicated Assisted Treatment, Medication, Mental Health, Mental Health Needs, Participants, Phases, Recomendations, Recovery, Recovery Support, Sanction, Sanctions and Incentives, Substance, Substance Use, Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, Treatment Plans, Treatment Services
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.
The focus of this webinar is to educate practitioners about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) so that they can identify associated symptoms and issues faced by veteran participants, recognize the impact these have on veterans’ families, and understand how treatment should be tailored to meet eac… Continue Reading The Impact of PTSD on Veterans and Their Families in Drug Court
The topics in session 2 addressed focus also on issues faced by the families of veterans, including military family dynamics, perspectives regarding the effect of the military culture on drug use, family functioning, and medical treatment and recovery.
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).