Tribal Justice

Drug Identification and Recognition for Tribal Probation

Explore techniques to recognize drug influence when conducting home visits, search and seizure, or other interactions with probationers. Develop the critical skills to recognize common paraphernalia and the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissociative anesthetics through hands-on instruction.

Webinar: Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: Key Components and Standards

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts have experienced great success, even serving as models for other types of drug courts. Tribal values and the Tribal Key Components document are instrumental in their success. The Tribal Key Components form the foundation of all tribal drug courts. The Adult Drug Court Standards document represents the latest research-based best practices for what works within the drug court setting. Applicants for Wellness Court federal funding are now being asked to abide by both documents.

Submit your nominations for the National Criminal Justice Association’s (NCJA) annual NCJA Outstanding Criminal Justice Programs (OCJP) Awards by 5:00 p.m. ET on Friday, April 21. The awards will be announced at the 2017 National Forum on Criminal Justice, which will honor five outstanding programs that provided effective services to address crime-related issues in their communities and showcase promising practices in criminal justice.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to announce the release of the spring 2017 edition of the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This free, easy-to-use, downloadable guide enables BJA staff, BJA TTA providers, and the criminal justice field to access key information on BJA TTA providers with a wealth of criminal justice knowledge and experience.

Tribal Workshops at the 2017 NADCP Conference

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) will present two to five workshops at the 2017 National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference. In addition, TLPI will facilitate the Tribal Nations Forum, participate in several technical assistance and national advisory meetings, and meet with individual Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts in attendance that request one-on-one meetings.

Workshops at the Arizona Problem Solving Courts Conference

As part of the Tribal Law and Policy Institute's (TLPI) grant objective to present at regional and statewide drug court conferences, TLPI will present three workshops at the Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals Problem-Solving Courts Conference: Relapse Prevention and After Care, Tribal-State Court Collaboration, and Incorporating Custom into Healing to Wellness Court.

Webinar: The Tribal Key Components and the Adult Drug Court Standards

The Tribal Key Components form the foundation of all tribal drug courts. The Adult Drug Court Standards represent the latest research-based best practices for what works within the drug court setting. Applicants for Wellness Court federal funding are now being asked to abide by both documents. This webinar will overview both the key components and the Standards, and discuss how they inter-relate.

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