This training is designed for established treatment courts seeking to incorporate medication for addiction treatment (MAT) into their program. Participating teams take part in a 1.5-day, in-person training conducted by seasoned experts in addiction science, pharmacology, and evidence-based treatment court best practices. Teams will receive training at no cost in their home jurisdiction.
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)
- A training room or facility with audio/visual capability
- An overview of available medications designed to treat addiction
- Treatment, prescribers, and available funding in your state
- The legal implications of MAT
- How to adapt your program to MAT in a way that is safe and effective
- And more!
Available Training Dates
Training dates are identified once your program is accepted.
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.
This training is currently closed. Stay tuned for more opportunities to receive this training.
Chief of Training and Research, All Rise
Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards
Fact Sheet: Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Drug Courts
Toolkit: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
Journal for Advancing Justice Vol. II: Best Practices in the Justice System for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
FAQ: Awaiting an Available Treatment Bed
Fact Sheet: Naloxone Overview and Considerations for Drug Court Programs
Fact Sheet: Extended-Release Naltrexone
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