This webinar covers issues related to trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans treatment courts, including: (1) the prevalence of trauma in justice-involved veterans, (2) how to recognize some symptoms of PTSD, and (3) co-occurring conditions related to trauma exposure.
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 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.
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… Continue Reading Evidence Based Interventions: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs
This webinar was presented by Karen Johnson, LCSW, from the National Council for Behavioral Health. When the topic of trauma arises, many people initially think of veteran populations. However, traumatic experiences can result from a variety of events throughout a person’s life, including childhood… Continue Reading The Urgency to Address Trauma in our Treatment Courts: What It Means to be Trauma-Informed
The Justice Programs Office, a center in the School of Public Affairs, at American University (JPO at AU) is pleased to present the Veterans Treatment Courts: 2015 Survey Results. As part of the services provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Adult Drug Cour… Continue Reading Veterans Treatment Courts: 2015 Survey Results
This document discusses the importance of being trauma informed and provides an overview of trauma care to create a better understanding of trauma and how to approach it.
Material presented by Diana Padilla, Program Manager at the Training Institute of the National Development & Research, and Joseph R. Madonia, former Director of the Brooklyn Treatment Court. This webinar provides a review of the challenges in successful case planning for Hispanic participants an… Continue Reading Hispanics and Latinos in Drug Courts: Cultural Strategies to Enhance and Sustain Recovery
The mission of the Veterans Treatment Court is to have a coordinated community response through collaboration with the veterans’ service delivery system and the criminal justice system.