Equity and Inclusion Training

Use evidence-based best practices and action planning to increase access and retention


This training helps treatment courts identify, understand, and address racial disparities using the data your program already collects. Participants in this training will learn how to ensure equivalent access and retention, as well as how understanding racial disparities can maximize the effectiveness of treatment, incentives, sanctions, and therapeutic adjustments.

This highly interactive program relies on group decision making and consensus to create individualized action plans for eliminating bias in your program. Program participants will receive expanded knowledge on the elimination of bias with the goal of improving outcomes.

Before You Apply

What you need to apply:

  • Commitment to participate from the full treatment court team (at minimum: judge, prosecutor, defense counsel, court coordinator, community supervision, substance use treatment provider, and law enforcement)
  • Recent data on your program population
  • Completion of an online pre-training evaluation

What’s covered:

  • Understanding the impact of bias on your program
  • Adjusting your target population to ensure equivalent access
  • Facilitated action planning
  • And more!

Available Dates

Applications for training in 2023 are now closed.


There is no cost to your jurisdiction for this training. This program is supported by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President.

Submit Application

Applications for training in 2023 are now closed.

Contact Us

Carolyn Hardin
Chief of Training and Research, All Rise