BJA Launches Opioid Resource Center America’s opioid crisis continues to place a heavy burden on justice systems throughout the country, including treatment courts. To help communities, the U.S. Department of Justice, through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, launched the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Resource Center. The online library contains resources for state, tribal and local governments… Continue Reading BJA Launches Opioid Resource Center
What an incredible month it’s been so far! Thank you for submitting your stories, photos and creative ideas for celebrating lifesaving treatment courts and their 30 years of success. Remember, we have one more thunderclap social media day on May 29; we hope you’ll join in to end the month with a bang! Still haven’t sent… Continue Reading Click to Read: National Drug Court Month is Going Strong – Join in!
All Rise Spring Issue Now Available It’s here! The latest edition of All Rise is chock full of incredible new content, including a sneak peek at RISE19; a dynamic timeline of treatment courts’ 30-year history; interviews with Missouri’s newly elected St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell and Texas’ Dallas County Chief Public Defender Lynn Richardson; a look… Continue Reading All Rise Spring Issue Now Available
We’re only a third of the way into National Drug Court Month, but we’re already blown away by the news coverage, graduations, social media campaigns and creative events taking place across the country. Remember, we have two more thunderclap social media days (May 15 and May 29), so let’s keep up the momentum and make… Continue Reading Click to Read: An amazing start to National Drug Court Month 2019
Honor Your Treatment Court Hero Nominations open for national awards through May 13 Each year, NADCP honors outstanding teams or professionals in the treatment court field with national awards. Nominations are now open for awards to be presented at RISE19. Don’t delay, the deadline to submit your nomination is May 13. Stanley Goldstein Drug Court Hall… Continue Reading DEADLINE SOON: Honor Your Treatment Court Hero
The Role of Resource Parents in Family Treatment Courts Live panel discussion: May 23, 2:00 p.m. EDT NADCP partner Children and Family Futures is hosting a live online panel discussion on the critical role of foster parents in family treatment courts. The live Café Conversation includes a panel of presenters sharing their experiences in engaging resource… Continue Reading The Role of Resource Parents in Family Treatment Courts
Apply Today to Be A Mentor Court Application deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Friday, May 17, 2019 NADCP is now accepting applications for its National Mentor Court Network, developed in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Mentor courts are exemplary adult drug courts, tribal healing to wellness courts, co-occurring disorder courts and veteran treatment courts… Continue Reading Apply Today to Be A Mentor Court
Apply Now for OJJDP Family Drug Court Grants Applications due Wednesday, May 29, 2019 The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year 2019 Family Drug Courts Program. Grants are available in three categories: Category 1: Enhancing Family Drug Courts Category 2: Serving Veterans through Family Drug… Continue Reading Apply Now for OJJDP Family Drug Court Grants
National Drug Court Month is our chance to celebrate the lifesaving work you do, engage our stakeholders and inspire our communities. And this year is extra special: it’s the 30th anniversary of treatment courts! We’ve completely redesigned our National Drug Court Month Toolkit to help make your voices heard. It offers proven strategies for reaching… Continue Reading May Is National Drug Court Month: Celebrating 30 Years of Treatment Courts!
With sadness, NADCP reports the passing of a fixture in the treatment court field. For nearly 20 years, Ken Arnold served NADCP and the treatment court field first as NDCI training faculty later as a full-time NADCP project director. Over his career, Ken shared his expertise in counseling and substance use treatment with thousands across… Continue Reading Remembering Ken Arnold