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Time for a Tune-Up?

Applications for 2022 Operational Tune-up trainings are now closed.

Research confirms that ongoing training is critical to the success of treatment courts. Operational tune-up training challenges seasoned court teams to self-assess and provide assistance with taking corrective steps to improve policy, practice, and outcomes.

2022 Operational Tune-Up Training is reserved for veterans treatment courts with at least two years’ operating experience. The training is FREE.

Through this training you will:

  • Learn the latest best practices and how they should be applied to your program

  • Revise policies and practices relating to incentives and sanctions, target population, and treatment

  • Receive updates on pertinent case law

Operational Tune-Up Training is for veterans treatment courts that:

  • Have two years or more of operational experience

  • Have a committed core team willing to participate

  • Are ready to review team operations and improve program outcomes

What happens at an Operational Tune-Up?

  • Two half-day interactive training

  • Plenary workshops that are highly interactive

  • Facilitated discussion about Best Practice Standards, research, program operations, and outcomes

  • Opportunities to review program operations and identify ways to improve outcomes for participants and the program

  • Team building

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Required Team Members

Treatment provider
Defense attorney
Law enforcement officer
Probation officer
VJO Specialist
Mentor Coordinator

Three steps to completing your application:

  • Click the application link and review the online application

  • Submit requested court documents as an attachment with their application (policy and procedure manual, participant handbook, and mentor manual.)

  • Submit a letter of support from the state treatment court coordinator as an attachment within the application.

Please note, virtual trainings do not require team members to be in the same space to participate in the training.

To ensure teams have the optimal learning environment for virtual training NDCI requests that each team member has the following:

  • An internet connection to support virtual observation platform

  • Audio capabilities through the use of phone, tablet, computer, or other connection devices