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The Role of the Judge in Veterans Treatment Court

The BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University conducted an interactive webinar session on The Role of the Judge in Veterans Treatment Courts that was presented by Judge Robert Russell and Judge Vance. The webinar addresses issues relevant to role of the Judge in Veterans Tre…

Specialized Housing Units for Veterans in Prisons and Jails

Conducted by the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University. Presented by Major Evan Seamone, Professor of Law and Senior Defense Counsel in the U.S. Army Reserve, and Warden Randall Liberty, Warden of the Maine State Prison and Command Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Reserve…

Strategies for Systematically Screening for Drug Court

The panelists for the session are: Caroline Cooper (BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project, American University): Moderator Judge Dennis Fuchs (ret.), Salt Lake City, Utah. Drug Court Judge and currently consultant to the Utah Supreme Court; Judge Jamey Hueston, Baltimore, Maryland: Drug Court…

The Role of the Mentor in Veterans Treatment Courts

This webinar was presented by Mr. Jack O’Connor, Mentor Coordinator for the Buffalo, NY, Veterans Treatment Court, and Mr. Greg Coker, the Mentor Coordinator for the San Bernardino, CA, Veterans Treatment Court. This webinar addresses issues relevant to establishing and managing a mentor program for…

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…

Treatment COD Webinar

This webinar had a focus on increasing a participants’ knowledge about treatment for co-occurring disorders (CODs) and referrals.

Screening and Assessment Webinar

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).

Rural Drug Courts: Challenges and Solutions

The focus of this webinar is to the special challenges encountered by drug courts and their treatment providers in rural and frontier areas of the country and responses that have proven effective. Presenters provided a detailed look into each of these challenges and how some of the existing rural pr…

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Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders in Drug Court

Presented by Diana Padilla (NDRI), this presentation discusses underlying factors that are relevant to criminal activity involving women, such as sexual abuse and trauma, and how these factors can lead to women engaging in criminal activity. She describes gender responsiveness is defined as “underst…

Gender Specific Issues for Men – Effectively Engaging Men in Treatment

This webinar discusses relevant male gender issues that need to be incorporated in substance abuse treatment.