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May 05, 2017

The rates of incarceration for low level crimes committed by Hispanic and Latino drug offenders in the US are staggering. One in four federal prison inmates is a Latino. In four states, Latino youth under the age of 18 are incarcerated at adult facilities at rates between 7 and 17 times greater than those of Caucasian youths.

December 06, 2016

The Justice Programs Office, under the BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project, at American University will be conducting a webinar entitled Selecting and Using Risk Assessment Tools in Problem-Solving Courts on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EST.  This webinar will be presented by Dr.

November 16, 2016
Marlborough, Massachusetts


Registration, agenda, fees and lodging information for this two-day event coming in August 2016.

November 09, 2016

The Justice Programs Office at American University will be conducting an interactive webinar entitled The VJO Specialist in Veterans Treatment Courts: The Glue Holding VTCs Together next Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm EST.  This webinar will be presented by Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton (ret.); Ms.

November 03, 2016

The BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University, under the School of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce we will be conducting a webinar entitled Sustaining Your Treatment Court: Using a 501(c)(3) to Fundraise on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Eastern.  This webinar will be presented by Judge William G.

June 28, 2016

The BJA Drug Court Technical Assistance Project at American University will conduct an interactive webinar session presented by Dr. Martin Epson, Staff Psychiatrist in the San Francisco Veterans Administration Health Care System (SFVAHCS).

June 09, 2016
Worcester, Massachusetts

This conference is currently closed to enrollment for individuals outside of the Massachusetts court system.

May 26, 2016

SAMHSA’s GAINS Center is pleased to announce that registration is open for an upcoming webinar to address best practices in screening and assessment of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders in the justice system. Roger H.

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.

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.