About  the Training

The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is a tribal-
specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts. The

Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best practices and 
innovative strategies. The Training will be oriented around the 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, and all materials, including referenced publications and PowerPoint slides, will be posted and available to all attendees on WellnessCourts.org. You can view 2012-2019 presentation materials at our Prior Materials page. 

Wellness Court teams are encouraged to attend as a team, including the Judge, Prosecutor, Defense Counselor, Coordinator, Case Manager, Probation Officer, Law Enforcement Officer, Treatment Provider, Behavioral Health Representative, Child Welfare Representative, Cultural Resource Provider, and all other team members. In addition, Advisory and/or Steering Committee members are encouraged to join, including 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 American University Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance Projectthe Center for Court InnovationChildren and Family Futuresthe National Association of Drug Court Professionals, and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.


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 U.S. Department of Justice approval is pending.

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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