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Time for a Tune-Up?

Applications for 2022 Operational Tune-up trainings are now being accepted

Application Deadline: December 8, 2021

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

The 2022 Operational Tune-Up is reserved for adult drug courts and 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 treatment courts that:

  • Have two years or more operational experience

  • Have a committed core team willing to participate

  • Are ready to review team operations and improve program outcomes

What happens at Operational Tune-Up?

  • Two half-day interactive trainings

  • Plenary and workshop sessions that are highly interactive

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

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

  • Team building

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Be an adult or veterans treatment court in operation for at least two years

  • Submit requested court documents as attachments with their application (policy and procedure manual, participant handbook, etc.)

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

Required Team Members

  • Judge

  • Prosecutor

  • Coordinator

  • Treatment provider

  • Defense attorney

  • Law enforcement officer

  • Probation officer

  • Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist

    Veterans Treatment Courts Only

  • Mentor Coordinator

    Veterans Treatment Courts Only

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