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Treatment Courts

Learn how to integrate appropriate addiction treatment for patients involved in treatment courts and the legal system through this 6 hour live course.   

About the Course

Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts

This FREE 6-hour course will introduce you to the basics of addiction medicine and treatment courts. You will learn practical methods for addressing systemic challenges like reducing stigma, advocating for your patients, and creating an effective partnership between medical providers, treatment court specialists, and patients. National experts will also use case studies to teach best practices for diagnosis and treatment of patients involved in the criminal legal system. This is a great way to build a new skill set or improve upon what you already know about treatments courts.

What You'll Learn

After taking this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe ways to reduce stigma against people with substance use disorders, including the use of accurate terminology.
  • Explain the role of timely and accurate diagnosis and treatment for clients/participants first engaging in treatment courts.
  • Define addiction as a chronic and manageable disease.
  • Describe the purpose, structure, and effectiveness of treatment courts.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of treatment court team members.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of medical providers within treatment court settings.
  • Apply best clinical and partnership practices to case examples of patients who are engaged in treatment court and addiction treatment.
  • Advocate effectively for access to evidence-based treatment with treatment court team members.
  • Coordinate care within professional settings to individuals involved in treatment courts.
Join the Community & Office Hour Mentoring Sessions

In addition to participating in the 6-hour course, engage with faculty and other medical providers to continue to learn, share your experience, ask questions and access resources by joining the FREE online community, Integrating Addiction Medicine with Treatment Courts Cohort and by registering below to attend one or all of the monthly held office hour mentoring sessions facilitated by addiction medicine and treatment court experts. 

Acknowledgement

ASAM has partnered with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) through an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) grant initiative to allow medical providers active with and new to the drug treatment court field access to training to help guide them in the successful integration of services for individuals with substance use disorders involved in the justice system.

Upcoming Live Activities

Navigating Treatment Courts
Thursday, April 13, 2023 | 2:00pm - 5:30pm ET | Washington, DC Register
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      • Resident - Free!
      • Student - Free!
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      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
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  • Product not yet rated Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 05/23/2023 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
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      • Regular Member - Free!
      • Retired - Free!
      • Early Career Physician - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Student - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
      • Fellow Member - Free!
      • Honorary Member - Free!
      • CRT Member - Free!
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  • Product not yet rated Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 07/19/2023 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
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      • Non-Member - Free!
      • Regular Member - Free!
      • Retired - Free!
      • Early Career Physician - Free!
      • Resident - Free!
      • Student - Free!
      • Associate - Free!
      • ASAM Staff - Free!
      • International Member - Free!
      • Emeritus Member - Free!
      • Provisional Member - Free!
      • Fellow Member - Free!
      • Honorary Member - Free!
      • CRT Member - Free!
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Upcoming Office Hour Mentoring Sessions

Office Hour Mentoring Session #1: Treatment Court 101
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #2: Communication Strategies
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #3: New to Treatment Court
Tuesday, March 28, 2023| 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #4: Treatment Challenges
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #5: Latest Trends on Working in a Treatment Court
Tuesday, May 30, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #6: Treatment Court 101
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #7: Communication Strategies
Tuesday, July 25, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #8: New to Treatment Court
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #9: Treatment Challenges
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Virtual Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #10: Latest Trends on Working in a Treatment Court
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Virtual Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #11: Treatment Court 101
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Virtual Register


Office Hour Mentoring Session #12: Communication Strategies 
Tuesday, December 19, 2023 | 11:00am - 12:00pm ET | Live Virtual Register