Enhancement Training sessions, PowerPoints and session materials can be found on the Agenda tab.

The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training is

a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts.

The Virtual Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best

practices and innovative strategies.

TLPI is pleased to offer four tracks in this year's curriculum:

  • General Wellness Courts

  • Juvenile Wellness Courts

  • Veterans Courts

  • Law Enforcement's Role

The Training will be oriented around the Tribal Ten Key Components

and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

National Drug Court Standards.

The Enhancement Training focuses upon tribal issues, including

jurisdictional and legal issues unique to Indian country; the incorporation of custom and tradition into the phases, case management, treatment curriculums, and tangential services; and the peer-to-peer sharing of successful Healing to Wellness Courts models in operations. Training topics will cover the adult criminal, juvenile delinquency, family dependency, DWI/DUI, and veterans models.

The Enhancement Training is free to all participants. A digital copy of all training materials, including publications, handouts and session PowerPoint presentations, will be available on the virtual training space and available to all attendees at EnhancementTraining.org after the event.  You can view 2012-2019 presentation materials at our Prior Materials page. 

Wellness Court teams are encouraged to attend as a team, including:

  • Judge

  • Prosecutor

  • Defense Counselor

  • Coordinator

  • Case Manager

  • Probation Officer

  • Law Enforcement Officer

  • Treatment Provider

  • Behavioral Health Representative 

  • Child Welfare Representative

  • Cultural Resource Provider

  • All other team members

  • Advisory and/or Steering Committee members

  • Tribal Council members.

Enhancement Training faculty include TLPI core Wellness Court consultants, many of whom also provide individualized onsite and offsite technical assistance, and will be available throughout the training for any one-on-one or team meetings or questions. Other faculty include our partner national technical assistance providers, including:


The Enhancement Training is a unique opportunity to receive training in the current drug court best practices, to learn innovative approaches to substance abuse and treatment, and to engage with other Healing to Wellness Courts from across the country. 


For any questions or comments, please contact wellness@tlpi.org.

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The Enhancement Training is offered as part of the Healing to Wellness Courts Training and Technical Assistance project--A project delivered by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) under a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance.


Visit WellnessCourts.org for more information about the project. And, be sure to visit Home.TLPI.org for more information about TLPI's many projects, services, and free publications.

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