Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: History and Evolution

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This session will look back at lessons learned from the first four Healing Wellness to Courts and a look to the future. Healing to Wellness Courts have evolved from responses to addiction issues in tribal communities to respected programs that work collaboratively with non-tribal jurisdictions. Healing to Wellness Courts are opportunities for tribal communities to […]

Putting the Wellness Court into Code

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This session will discuss the recent TLPI publication: Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: Formalizing Healing to Wellness Courts in Tribal Law (2022), which tracks ways in tribes have drafted Wellness Courts into tribal law. Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts are restorative justice components of the Tribal Court. To the extent they operate a docket, adjudicate cases, and […]

An Overview of Legal Issues & Support for Native American and Alaska Native Veterans

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The webinar will set forth basic demographic and historical information about the diverse backgrounds of Native American veterans including common experiences many share. It will highlight key issues of importance to medical and legal practitioners seeking to connect with veterans, including cultural issues and stereotypes affecting veterans; issues related to entering and exiting the military; […]

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts as Restorative Justice

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“Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts as Restorative Justice” will explain how the foundations of Healing to Wellness Courts (HTWC) are rooted in restorative justice principles, and how HTWCs have since evolved from these restorative foundations. This webinar will explore restorative justice approaches, current restorative justice practices found in HTWCs, and how to increase restorative approaches […]

Joint Jurisdiction Healing to Wellness Courts 101: An Overview

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Tribal, state, federal and local courts have overlapping jurisdictions and face common challenges and resource limitations. To address these concerns, several jurisdictions have come together in a joint jurisdictional Healing to Wellness Courts (HTWC) model that acknowledges each other’s autonomy, while sharing resources for better outcomes for everyone. This workshop will discuss what joint jurisdictional […]

2023 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

The 2023 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training (Wellness Court Training) will be held September 12-14, 2023 on the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation in Palm Springs, California. The Wellness Court Training is a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts that features Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies in the […]

Tribal Healing to Wellness: Developing a Native Veterans Court

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The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI), and National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA), will host a 75-minute webinar that will focus on the potentials for creating a Veterans Tribal Healing to Wellness Court (THWC), or specialized Native veterans’ docket or programming. This webinar will look at Veterans Treatment Court and Tribal Healing to […]

Tribal Court Systems

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BJS invites you to a webinar for tribal court systems to discuss the 2024 Census of Tribal Court Systems (2024 CTCS) on February 20, 2024 1:00-2:30 pm ET. The 2024 CTCS survey will collect information from tribally operated court systems, BIA Code of Federal Regulation Courts, and Alaska Village Courts. The survey questions will be […]

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: BJA FY 2024 Adult Treatment Court Program Webinar

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This 75-minute webinar hosted by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will provide an overview of the FY24 Adult Treatment Court Program solicitation. Presenters will provide an overview of the three possible application categories, solicitation goals, and proposal requirements.

Tribal Law and Policy Institute BJA FY 2024 Adult Treatment Court Program Q&A Session

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This 45-minute question and answer session, hosted by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI), is an opportunity for tribal treatment court programs preparing to submit a FY24 Adult Treatment Court Program grant application to have their questions answered by TLPI Wellness Court Specialists and BJA Policy Advisors. This year’s grant cycle continues a two-step […]