WrittenBy: Andrew Osborne

Improving Cultural Proficiency in Drug Court Part 2: Screening & Assessment

The focus of this webinar is upon describing the importance of cultural proficiency in the screening and assessment processes.

Improving Cultural Proficiency in Drug Court Programs Part 1: Introduction to Culture

The focus of this first session is to present participants with an introduction to culture and the effect it has in drug courts.

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…

Young Adult Social Development: Strategies to Engage and Retain Young Adults in Drug Court Programs

Presented by Andrew Osborne (NDRI), this presentation provides a definition for ‘young adult’ as a person aged within the two decades between the end of adolescence and the beginning of midlife (approximately 20-40 years old) — 18 to 25-year-old offenders under the SAMHSA definition – and discusses…

Quality Improvement for Drug Courts: Evidence-Based Practices

This document seeks to highlight the components of drug courts that are beneficial to apply to further improve their quality overall.
Topics: Treatment

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