This webinar will address one or two challenging case consultations to apply the principles presented in previous sessions. Please email any challenging cases or dilemmas you are encountering to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assessment of relapse potential for preventative actions and assessment of poor outcomes of re-use and addiction flare-ups. What to do that continues treatment not discharge or unnecessary sanctions; positive drug screens and what to do in early phases of problem-solving courts versus in later phases; discussion of proximal and distal approaches.
Opioid abuse has risen to epidemic proportions in Massachusetts and across the nation. There are evidence-based interventions and new federal and state policies aimed at ameliorating the crisis, yet the mortality rate remains extraordinarily high.
This webinar will take place on Tuesday April 5, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:00 PM EST. 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, representing their individual clients and their role as a member of the team.
This is a training conference for new Drug Courts in Massachusetts to provide the foundations, concepts, and practical issues involved in starting up and running Drug Court sessions.
Risk-Need-Responsivity: Managing Risk and Mental Health for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth
Wednesday, November 18th at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.(EST)
Gina Vincent, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry UMass Medical School Director of Translational Law and Psychiatry at SPARC
This is a training workshop sponsored by the Judicial Institute for judges regarding mental illness and substance use.