April 13-16, 2015 | Call (800) 255-8343 for eligibility

Do you know the extent of the alcohol and substance abuse problem in your tribal community? Effective management of drug and alcohol cases in tribal court can have a profound impact on the treated individuals and ultimately their communities. After this course, participants will be able to outline the physiological and pharmacological aspects of alcohol and drugs; interpret alcohol and drug test results; and select appropriate judicial strategies and tools for the treatment process.

Call
(800) 255-8343
for eligibility

Why should I take this course?

Effective management of drug and alcohol cases in tribal court can have a profound impact on the treated individuals and ultimately their communities. Tribal courts are encouraged to send a team to this course.

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Assess the extent of the alcohol and substance abuse problem in your tribal community.
  • Outline the physiological and pharmacological aspects of alcohol and drugs addiction.
  • Interpret alcohol and drug test results.
  • Select appropriate judicial strategies and tools for accountability and treatment process.

Who should attend?

Judges, Court Administrators, Social Workers and other court related personnel who deal with these types of cases may attend, preferably as a team. The judge must be part of the team.

Who are the members of the faculty?

Faculty members will be drawn from a pool of respected judges and professionals from Indian Country.

How is this course taught?

The faculty uses experiential learning techniques and include lectures and group discussions to increase your level of expertise when dealing with drug and alcohol cases.

What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?

Effective disposition of drug and alcohol cases can have a measurably positive effect within your tribal community.

Whom should I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or registrar@judges.org.

This course qualifies for The National Judicial College Certificate in Judicial Development program Tribal Judicial Skills discipline.