New York Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals, Inc.
"Treatment Courts: Optimizing Outcomes through Evidence-Based Strategies"

Wednesday - Friday, March 7-9, 2018
Saratoga Hilton Hotel, Saratoga Springs, NY

Welcome to the New York Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals, Inc. training program!  This year’s theme is “Treatment Courts: Optimizing Outcomes through Evidence-Based Strategies”.  We are very excited to offer you this training opportunity with an all new, redesigned format.

IMPORTANT: The following registration is for conference attendance only. All participants must make their own hotel and travel arrangements. Please use the hotel reservation link under the conferences tab to make your reservation.

Pre-registration $200.00 until February 28, 2018
Individual Registration Fee: $225 at door  (must be made by cash or check)

If you have any questions, please contact


(Please type one of the 3 character codes from the list below)
EMP – Registering as a court employee (OCA will pay registration fee)
INV – Registration fee will be paid by invoice, purchase order or by grant funds. You will be contacted via email within 3 days of submitting your registration for invoicing details.
SPK – Registering as a conference speaker or guest
GEN – general registration (non-court employee participants) Pay by check or credit card below

Please indicate your interest in the breakout sessions listed below. Choices are not binding, but will assist the conference planning committee in assigning rooms for the presentation.

Wednesday March 7, 2018: Family Treatment Court Pre-Conference Sessions
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Choose one:

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the conference will feature sessions focused on family treatment court policies and practices and effective strategies for family issues in all treatment courts. The plenary session, "The Movement, Outcomes, and the Future of Family Treatment Courts" will be from 1:00 – 2:15 pm. It will be followed by two concurrent breakout sessions, 1. Supporting Families Toward Recovery and Reunification; 2. Monitoring Client and Program Progress. The Center for Children and Family Futures will sponsor these sessions. Children and Family Futures is a national nonprofit organization that focuses on the intersections among child welfare, mental health, substance use disorder treatment, and court systems.

I do not plan to attend the Pre-Conference Sessions

Thursday March 8, 2018: Morning Breakout Session
8:00 am - 9:15 am

Choose one:

Domestic Violence and Veterans Treatments Court – Coordination and Response

Naloxone/Narcan Overdose Rescue Training

Social Media and the Drug Court Professional: Positive and Negative Impacts

Peer Recovery Support in Drug Courts: A Collaborative Systems Approach

Thursday March 8, 2018: Afternoon Breakout Sessions
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Choose one:

Reducing Mass Incarceration and its Impact on Drug Courts

Confidentiality Regulations: New and Old

Addressing Trauma and Other Serious, Persistent Mental Illness in Drug Treatment Courts

Plugged In: How Drug Courts Can Use Technology to Enhance Treatment, Supervision, and Training

Thursday March 8, 2018: Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Choose one:

The Critical Role of Leadership in Drug Court

OJJDP Guidelines: Intervention for Teens

Identity + Culture: An Exploration

Judicial Diversion Legislation Revisited

Friday March 9, 2018: Morning Breakout Sessions
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Choose one:

Naloxone/Narcan Overdose Rescue Training

How and when to apply for a grant and managing your current grant!

I do not plan to attend the Friday Morning Sessions

Friday March 9, 2018: Afternoon Breakout Sessions
10:45 am - 12:00 noon

Choose one:

Empowering Recovery through Language; Optimize outcomes by reducing shame and stigma

Buffalo Opioid Intervention Court

Implications of Raise the Age: Best Practices

Serving Transgender and LGBQ People with Mindfulness, Inclusivity, Affirmation, and Celebration

Make checks payable and send all materials to:
New York Association of Drug Treatment Court Professionals
c/o Dr. Shelly Cohen, Treasurer
School of Social Welfare
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8231

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