Veterans Treatment Court Operational Tune-Up

Advanced workshop to improve outcomes in established veterans treatment courts


This in-person, interactive workshop is designed for established veterans treatment courts seeking to fine-tune their program to ensure it meets the latest evidence-based best practice standards. Tune-up workshops will improve outcomes in your program by expanding your team’s knowledge and skills. Programs must have been in operation for at least two years to be considered.

Each two-day workshop is facilitated by seasoned experts with years of experience in veterans treatment courts and other programs serving justice-involved veterans. Participating teams will review the critical foundational practices of successful programs, gain advanced knowledge leading to higher success rates, and learn about innovative treatment practices.

Before You Apply

What you need to apply:

  • Submission of your policy and procedure manual, mentor manual, and participant handbook
  • A letter of support from your state treatment court coordinator
  • Commitment to participate from the full treatment court team (at minimum: judge, prosecutor, defense counsel, court coordinator, community supervision, substance use treatment provider, law enforcement, VJO specialist, and mentor coordinator)
  • One point of contact for all coordination

What’s covered:

  • Pre-workshop assessment and orientation
  • The latest in incentives, sanctions, and service adjustments
  • Team communication improvement strategies
  • Legal updates
  • Facilitated action planning
  • And more!

Available Dates

All 2024 operational tune-up workshops are now full.


There is no cost to your jurisdiction for this workshop. This program is supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance within the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice. If applicable, jurisdictions are responsible for their own travel costs.


All 2024 operational tune-up workshops are now full.


Mark Panasiewicz
Project director, Justice for Vets