[Tribal-drug-courts] Call for Presentations -- THWC Enhancement Training Sept. 2014

Lauren van Schilfgaarde Lauren at tlpi.org
Thu Mar 13 18:14:52 CDT 2014

Greetings Healing to Wellness Court Teams and Advocates,

Preparations are abound!  We are planning for our 3rd Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training<enhtraining.tlpi.org>, tentatively planned for September 10-12, 2014, with a location still to be determined.

Like our trainings in this past, this three day training will offer workshops on a variety of topics and fields, all geared towards enhancing currently operational Healing to Wellness Courts.

We are currently accepting proposals for presentations. If you and/or your organization would like to present a workshop at our Enhancement Training, we warmly invite you to submit a proposal by April 30, 2014.

In addition, we will soon be sending out a survey regarding what topics YOU would like to see at this year’s Enhancement Training.

Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

*         Tribal 10 Key Components Practices and Principles

*         Planning a Healing to Wellness Court

*         Healing to Wellness Courts as Matters of Good Governance

*         Team Building

*         Legal Issues in Indian Country

*         Sanctions and Incentives

*         Case Management

*         Performance Evaluation

*         Data Collection

*         Policy and Procedure Development/Revision

*         Incorporating Culture and Tradition

*         How to Generate Income for the Healing to Wellness Court

*         Ins-and-Outs of Supervision

*         Evidenced-Based Practices

*         Serving Participants with Co-Occurring Disorders

*         Trauma-Informed Treatment

*         Strength Assessment and Motivational Interviewing

*         Importance of Law Enforcement

*         Defense Counsel in Healing to Wellness Court

*         Unique Role of the Judge in Healing to Wellness Court

*         Collaboration with other Tribal, State and Federal Agencies

*         Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court

*         Family Healing to Wellness Court

*         DWI Court

*         Veterans Court

Selection Criteria for Workshops will include:

 *   Relevance to Target Audience
 *   Fits into General Training Goals
 *   Presenters Demonstrate Expertise in Working with Native American Communities. (Presenters with limited expertise working with tribal communities are strongly encouraged to collaborate with a co‐presenter who has Indian Country expertise).
 *   Presenters Demonstrate Expertise in Working with Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and/or State Drug Courts
 *   Encourages Interdisciplinary Coordination and Cooperation
 *   Highlights Promising Practices
 *   Introduces Innovative Strategies
 *   Comports with National Best Practices and Drug Court Standards
More information about the training, including instructions for what information to submit, and how to submit an application are available at our Enhancement Training website at enhtraining.tlpi.org<http://enhtraining.tlpi.org/call-for-presentations>.

Lauren van Schilfgaarde, Tribal Law Specialist
Tribal Law & Policy Institute<http://www.tribal-institute.org/lists/tlpi.htm>
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: (323) 650-5467 ~ Fax: (323) 650-8149
Lauren at tlpi.org<mailto:Lauren at tlpi.org>

Also, please visit:  www.WalkingOnCommonGround.org<http://www.walkingoncommonground.org/>
Providing resources for Facilitating and Promoting Tribal-State-Federal Collaborations

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