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Practitioner Training

Defense & Prosecutors

Know Your Role: Practitioner Training for Defense and Prosecutors

NDCI’s Practitioner Training is designed exclusively for prosecutors and defense attorneys. These week-long virtual trainings offer in-depth education on your role in treatment court facilitated by national experts.

These trainings are for anyone currently serving as a prosecutor or defense attorney in treatment court, or an attorney who is part of a team planning to implement such a program.

Research confirms that individualized training improves treatment court outcomes. At our practitioner training, you will receive dynamic education on the following critical issues:

  • Specific education on your role.

  • Ethical and constitutional issues.

  • Psychopharmacology.

  • Substance use and mental health treatment.

  • And other key topics.

Click to review the agendas for defense and prosecutors.


Training Date:
November 1-5, 2021

Registration Deadline:
October 15, 2021

Training Date:
November 29 - December 3, 2021

Registration Deadline:
November 12, 2021

New this year, practitioner training includes opportunities to network with your colleagues, share ideas, ask questions, participate in breakout discussions by court type, and join moderated discussions on burning issues. NADCP will apply for CLE hours for all attendees.

This training is sponsored by the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the White House.