Chris Deutsch

New Publication: Journal for Advancing Justice

By Chris Deutsch / July 9, 2018

NADCP’s Advancing Justice is pleased to announce the launch of the Journal for Advancing Justice, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the U.S. Department of Justice. This new journal provides justice and public health professionals, policymakers, academics, scholars and researchers a forum to share evidence-based and promising practices on the most pressing issues facing the justice… Continue Reading New Publication: Journal for Advancing Justice

Conference may be over but the mission continues

By Chris Deutsch / June 21, 2018

Two weeks ago, nearly 6,000 of you (the most ever!) descended on Houston, Texas for the incredible 2018 NADCP Annual Training Conference featuring Vet Court Con. While it’s impossible to convey just how truly inspiring it is to be surrounded by your fellow justice, law enforcement and treatment professionals for four days, we have videos, photos… Continue Reading Conference may be over but the mission continues

NDCM Week 4

By Chris Deutsch / May 25, 2018

  This May, You Showed Us Justice For All Graduations, proclamations and celebrations. Community clean-ups, give-backs and fund-raisers. Balloon releases, block parties and sober socials. From coast to coast this month, you’ve shown the nation what justice for all looks like: compassion, recovery, stability, wholeness and healing. If you haven’t told us your story yet,… Continue Reading NDCM Week 4

NDCM Week 3

By Chris Deutsch / May 18, 2018

  The Celebration Rolls On From every corner of the country, treatment courts are holding graduations, community events, fundraisers and declarations, and it’s amazing to see. What is your program doing to celebrate? Keep sending us your submissions! Here’s just some of what happened during week 3: Support from Your State Officials Senator Manchin (D-WV) |… Continue Reading NDCM Week 3

NDCM Week 2

By Chris Deutsch / May 11, 2018

  Your Success Continues! We’re off and running for National Drug Court Month 2018! A lot of great activity and news is happening on Twitter; we hope you’ll chime in to the conversation! And thank you for your submissions; they brighten our week, and we’d love to see more of them. Here’s a roundup of events… Continue Reading NDCM Week 2

Treatment Court Funding Available

By Chris Deutsch / May 1, 2018

  BJA Opens FY 2018 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program Solicitation Deadline: June 5, 2018 The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program solicitation. The grant program provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government and Native American tribal governments… Continue Reading Treatment Court Funding Available

National Drug Court Month Toolkit Released

By Chris Deutsch / April 11, 2018

Your 2018 National Drug Court Month Toolkit Is Here! Together, we will ensure Justice For All. Get ready: May is National Drug Court Month! This is the best opportunity we have all year to share with the world the success of treatment courts in transforming lives, restoring communities and advancing justice. This year’s theme is… Continue Reading National Drug Court Month Toolkit Released

Treatment Courts in National Spotlight

By Chris Deutsch / March 22, 2018

  Treatment Courts in the National Spotlight Every day, treatment courts around the country generate positive media coverage. Recently, several national stories highlighted treatment courts and exposed millions to your life-saving work. With National Drug Court Month right around the corner, we invite you to take a look and think about how your program may… Continue Reading Treatment Courts in National Spotlight

NADCP Adds Law Enforcement Track to Conference

By Chris Deutsch / February 23, 2018

NADCP’s Annual Training Conference offers more than 30 tracks and hundreds of hours of education. This year, NADCP is pleased to offer a record number of new tracks and sessions, including a new track designed for law enforcement. Protect and Serve: How Law Enforcement is Transforming the American Criminal Justice System offers law enforcement personnel… Continue Reading NADCP Adds Law Enforcement Track to Conference

Actor Dule Hill Pens OpEd on Veterans Treatment Courts

By Chris Deutsch / February 7, 2018

Following an emotional visit to the Philadelphia Veterans Treatment Court, Actor Dulé Hill penned a powerful essay for CNN.com on why he supports these critical programs. In it he writes: For too long, this country has equated justice with punishment. By upholding the enduring, absolute value of every human, treatment courts are helping to change… Continue Reading Actor Dule Hill Pens OpEd on Veterans Treatment Courts