Learn about ways state drug court coordinators can support local drug court programs in ensuring that they are good consumers of treatment services and promoting the use of best practices by treatment and related providers.
This panel, held at the Community Justice 2016 International Summit, takes a comprehensive look at risk and needs assessment tools. Moderated by Brett Taylor, senior advisor on problem-solving justice at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Sarah Fritsche, associate director of research at the Center for Court Innovation, Leah Garabedian, senior program manager of the Justice Management Institute, and Mark Kammerer, supervisor of the Alternative Prosecution/Sentencing Unit at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
Dr. Wilson Compton, deputy director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, delves into the latest research on substance use, addiction, and treatment, at a plenary session at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit.
Elizabeth Glazer, director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice, speaks about strategies for safely reducing the population of Rikers Island during a visit to the Center for Court Innovation.
This panel, held at the 2016 Community Justice International Summit, explores new approaches to young adult justice that emphasize diversion and alternatives to incarceration. Moderated by Adam Mansky, director of operations at the Center for Court Innovation, the panelists include Vincent Schiraldi, senior research fellow for the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard University, and Brent Cohen, senior advisor at the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.
The Harlem Community Justice Center, with the generous support of the J.C Flowers Foundation, participates in the Circles of Support Initiative, which brings together the faith community and formerly incarcerated leaders to support men and women returning home from prison. This video highlights a Circles of Support partnership between the Justice Center’s evidence-based Reentry Court and the Church of the Heavenly Rest. The program assists participants on parole who are seeking employment.