This year's Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals 2016 State Conference is entitled: Celebrating 20 Years of Treatment Courts in WI: Looking Back and Moving Forward. Towards that theme, this year's conference will feature a tribal track hosted by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, featuring workshops on the Tribal 10 Key Components, Historical Trauma, Enablement Prevention, and Indian Country Legal Issues.
The 5th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is a three-day comprehensive training for both operational Wellness Courts and courts in the planning stages. This training features dual tracks, ranging from legal issues, to treatment considerations, to strategies for better incorporating culture and tradition into the Healing to Wellness Court structure. Operational Wellness Courts will share their experiences and advice. There will also be opportunities for networking.
The VALOR Conference is designed to provide officers with the opportunity to gain knowledge and be reenergized in their profession by introducing the principles of the VALOR Initative. VALOR presentations seek to engage officers, make them aware of the threats facing them, and encourage them to adopt and implement VALOR training principles. Topics will include identifying emerging threats and challenges, implementing casualty care and rescue tactics, recognizing pre-incident indicators of a potential assault, and enhancing officer resiliency.
NAAWS is committed to setting goals and achieving results that make a difference when it comes to jail and prison operations.
The National Association of Drug Court Professionals Conference offers a wide menu of drug court training for courts across the country, and includes over 2,000 attendees. Of the conference's twenty different tracks, the "Tribal Track" offers workshops specifically catered to Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and courts serving Native American populations. Additionally, prior to the conference, the Tribal Nations Forum offers a three-hour space for Healing to Wellness Court practitioners to meet and share experiences.
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be hosting the Community Justice 2016 International Summit in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, April 13 through Friday, April 15, 2016.
NACDL will present a program titled "Taking the Fear out of Forensics" for indigent defenders in Mississippi. Defenders in Tennessee, Louisiana, and Alabama are also welcome to attend. The seminar will take place on March 17-18, 2015 at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, MS (pending BJA conference approval). The program is free and open only to public defenders and private assigned counsel in Missisippi.
The American Society of Criminology is an international organization whose members pursue scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the measurement, etiology, consequences, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency.
Courts, Community Engagement and Innovative Practices in a Changing Landscape
Anaheim Marriott Hotel
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the California Administrative Office of the Courts, will host Community-Based Alternatives in a Changing Landscape on December 4, 2015 to coincide with Beyond the Bench 23.
Reinvesting in Justice: What Comes Next?
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will host Reinvesting in Justice: What Comes Next? on November 12, 2015 at Dallas City Hall.