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Online
May 18, 2016

The third session, entitled The Role of Defense Counsel in Drug Courts: Challenging Cases, will take place on Wednesday May 18, 2016 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern. The session will take attendees through 2-3 challenging cases from beginning to end.

Online
May 16, 2016

This webinar addresses the different forms of veterans housing units that have been implemented in prisons and jails. It traces the initial concept to its origins in the 1920s following WWI, through programs implemented in the wake of WWII and Vietnam, to the contemporary approach.

Online
May 03, 2016

This webinar will address one or two challenging case consulations to apply the principles presented in previous sessions.  Please email cases or dilemmas you are encountering to justice@american.edu.

Online
April 27, 2016

Attitude changes in court personnel and treatment providers to create the collaborative team: what treatment provider reports should include to inform court personnel on real change and outcomes; what treatment providers can expect of court teams to support outcomes we all want; ceremonies and discharge or termination categories.

Online
April 19, 2016

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 justice@american.edu.

Online
April 18, 2016

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.

 

In-Person
April 05, 2016
Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Online
April 05, 2016

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.

In-Person
March 24, 2016, March 25, 2016

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.

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