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8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.GS-2

The New Recovery Movement & What it Means for Treatment Courts

The ASAM Criteria: Achieving Lasting Change

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.CG-1Joint NADCP/Vet Court Con Session
Creating an Addiction-ary: How Language Impacts the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders


CG-2The Behavior Change Drivers: How Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Feedback-Informed Treatment (FIT) Engage the Real Engines of Offender Behavior Change
CG-3Opioid Overdose Prevention: No One Has to Die Trying
CG-4ASAP: Early Intervention for High Need/Low Risk Offenders
CG-5When a Client’s Trauma Experiences Traumatizes the Helper: Understanding and Working with Vicarious Trauma and Vicarious Post-Traumatic Growth
CG-6Treating Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders Using Functional Family Therapy & LIFE Contingency Management
CG-7Federal Firearms Prohibitions in Drug Courts
CG-8Crossover Youth: The Power of Treatment Courts to Impact the School to Prison Pipeline
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.CG-9Joint NADCP/Vet Court Con Session
Dealing with Relapse, Continued Use and Continued Problems: Working Together to Promote Recovery

CG-10Synthesizing Research Practice and Expert Input in the Development of Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines
CG-11Being A Legal Eagle
CG-12Young Adult Courts
CG-13Reentry to the 10th Power: An Innovative Approach to Reentry Courts
CG-14Motivational Interviewing, It’s Not Just for Treatment Providers: A Case Study from a DUI/Drug Court
CG-15Responsivity, Recovery, and Recidivism Reduction for Offenders with Mental Illness
CG-16Matching Service to Need: Exploring What “High Risk/High Needs” Means for Family Dependency Treatment Courts
1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.mCG-17Risk/Need Assessment: A Tool for Program Recruitment and Smart Sentencing
CG-18Joint NADCP/Vet Court Con Session
Complex Trauma

CG-19Preliminary Findings from the Habilitation, Empowerment, Accountablility Therapy (HEAT) Pilot
CG-20Best Practices for Addressing Dilute Participant Samples in Treatment Court
CG-21What Juvenile Drug Courts Need to Know about Providing Effective Services for Youth with Co-Occurring Disorders
CG-22Court Strategies for Identifying and Responding to Human Trafficking Victims
CG-23Health Matters: Leveraging the Affordable Care Act to Expand Services
CG-24How Do Reentry Courts Work: Findings from NIJ’s Multi-State Research on Reentry Courts
3:15 p.m – 4:30 p.m.CG-25Implementing and Supporting Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice Practice
CG-26The Seven Most Critical Challenges Facing Drug Courts and Strategies for Addressing Them
CG-27Drug Courts and Medication Assisted Treatment: The Legal Landscape
CG-28Doctrine of Discovery from a Native American Perspective
CG-29Developing State Standards for Treatment Courts: Lessons Learned from One State
CG-30Sobriety and the Streets: Understanding the Promise and Pitfalls of Recovering in Large Urban Areas
CG-31Drug and DWI Court Program Phases Revisited
CG-32The Justice League – The Importance of Attorney Advocacy and Support in Family Dependency Treatment Court