The Tribal Law and Policy Institute is pleased to announce that it is planning to hold its 3rd Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Enhancement Training. Offered in partnership and with the requested approval of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Institute will conduct this three day enhancement training session to provide assistance for tribes with Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts or that are planning to implement a Tribal Healing to Wellness Court.

The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is tentatively planned for September 10 - 12, 2014. Location is still being determined. The revised and updated "Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Key Components" (forthcoming) resource publication will be utilized as the framework resource for this training. Tribal court personnel, tribal leaders, tribal law enforcement, tribal corrections, tribal probation and pretrial services, tribal treatment providers, and others involved in the implementation or enhancement of Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts are invited to attend this comprehensive training, as well as Tribal Wellness Court Teams who's Tribal Wellness Court is in the Planning or Renewal Stage.

Potential Topics May Include:

  • Tribal 10 Key Component Practices & Principles
  • Healing to Wellness Courts as Matters of Good Governance
  • Team Building
  • Case Management
  • Policy and Procedure Development/Revision
  • Best Practices for Drug and Alcohol Treatment
  • Native Treatment Guidelines
  • Incorporating Culture into the Healing to Wellness Court
  • Strength Assessment and Motivational Interviewing
  • BJA Seven Design Features and Other Grant Writing Tips
  • Strategies for Better Community Awareness
  • Collaboration with Other Tribal and State Agencies

We are interested to learn what you would like to see at this year's training. Please tell us through this Survey.


Please email wellness@tlpi.org for more information or visit our www.WellnessCourts.org.  Thank you.

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