2016 Problem Solving Courts Conference: All Rise for Solutions

All Rise for Solutions

2016 Arizona Problem Solving Courts Conference

April 25-27, 2016


Conference tracks include:

Core Principles
Behavioral Health Treatment & Support
Juveniles & Young Adults
DUI/Drug Court



The 2016 Arizona Problem Solving Courts Conference: All Rise for Solutions, will be held in beautiful Prescott, Arizona, April 25 through 27, 2016. Join together with probation and parole staff, judges, attorneys, behavioral health providers, social workers, law enforcement, and problem solving court coordinators for education on how we can better serve those throughout Arizona who have involvement with problem solving courts. Mark your calendar today and make plans to register, become a conference sponsor or exhibit at the conference!

As a result of attending this conference, attendees will achieve the following goals:

Learn How to Implement a Problem Solving Court

Gain Information on New Emerging Research on Evidence-Based Practices
Build Collaboration Across and Amongst Practitioners
Enhance Skills and Knowledge Of Criminal Justice Work Force And System Partners
Increase Enthusiasm, Expand Connections, Share Resources and Build On Successes
Improve Understanding of The Target Population And Communities Served


Monday, April 25, 2016

10:00 pm              Registration Opens – Registration and Networking

1:00 pm                Breakout Sessions

Session 1: Culturally Competent Use of the DSM-5 in Problem Solving Courts

Session 2: Drug Testing: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions & New Drug Trends

Session 3: Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail: The Importance of Strategic Planning for Drug Courts

Session 4: How Being Trauma Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Response

Session 5: Best Practices in Assessment, Supervision & Treatment of High Risk Drunk Drivers

2:30 pm                Networking Break with refreshments

2:45 pm                Breakout Sessions

Session 6: Community Engagement in Drug Court Graduations

Session 7: Toxicology 101

Session 8: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Session 9: Adolescent Recovery Court: an Individualized Approach

Session 10: Navigating Veterans Services


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

7:00 am                Registration Opens – Coffee and Networking

8:30 am

Welcoming Remarks – (Ret.) Judge Carey Hyatt, AADCP President, Judge David Mackay, Presiding Judge Yavapai Superior Court, and Justice Robert M. Brutinel, Associate Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court

9:00 am                Keynote Session: Jeff Taylor and Bill Montgomery

10:15 am              Networking Break

10:30 am              Breakout Sessions

Session 11: Would Learning to Code Conversations using MITI Improve Your MI Skills?

Session 12: Promoting Public Safety while Protecting Participant’s Due Process Rights

Session 13: Neurobiology of Emotional Memory, PTSD and Substance Dependence

Session 14: The Lighthouse Program: A Micro-Community Approach to High Risk Youth Intervention

Session 15: Camaraderie and Community through Mentors

11:45 pm              Networking Lunch & AADCP Awards Presentations

1:00 pm                Networking Break

1:15 pm                Breakout Sessions

Session 16: Collaborative Efforts for the Justice-Involved

Session 17: Phase Structure in a Drug Court Programs and Contingencies within Each to Optimize Outcomes

Session 18: You Know Your Job, but Do You Know Your Role

Session 19: Family Support Now Pilot

Session 20: Understanding Veteran’s Treatment Issues: Social, Cultural, Legal, & Clinical

2:30 pm                Networking Break with refreshments

2:45 pm                Breakout Sessions

Session 21: Alumni Group and Why You Need One

Session 22: Best Practice Standards Volume I

Session 23: A Panel Discussion with Court/ Criminal Justice Liaisons from Arizona’s Three Regional Behavioral Health Authorities (RBHAs)

Session 24: Family-centered Parenting Programs in the Juvenile Justice System: Decreasing Recidivism One Family at a Time

Session 25: It takes a Village- Collaborating with Traditional and Non-traditional Resources to Reduce DWI’s in Your Community

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

7:30 am                Breakfast, Coffee and Networking – AADCP Membership Meeting in the Goldwater Ballroom

8:30 am                Keynote Session: Rick Miller, All Kids are Capable of Success

9:45 am                Break

10:00 am              Breakout Sessions

Session 26: Applying Cognitive-Behavioral Theory to Motivate for Change

Session 27: Responses to Client Behavior: Incentives and Sanctions

Session 28: Implementing Evidence Based Programs in Juvenile Justice: Crossover Youth Practice Model Brings Collaboration

Session 29: Hearing Voices Workshop

Session 30: Cultural Competency Considerations When Working with Veterans

11:15 pm              Lunch on your own

12:30 pm              Breakout Sessions

Session 31: Understanding Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injury in the Court System

Session 32: Our Three Brains

Session 33: Implementation of MAT in Maricopa County Drug Court, Year in Review

Session 34: Fetal Alcohol/Neurobehavioral Disabilities Implications for Juvenile Law Enforcement & Justice

Session 35: Use of Technology to Enhance Service Delivery and Supervision in Drug Courts

1:45 pm                Break

2:00 pm                Keynote Session – Carolyn Hardin NDCI Best Practice Standards Volume II

3:15 pm                Keynote Session – Parade of Transformation a Panel of Graduates

4:30 pm                Closing Remarks – AADCP Executive Committee, Adjourn by President Elect


2016 Planning Committee:
Alameda, Susan (Treasurer)
Barnes, Karen (Past President)
Carrion, Daniel (Past President)
Dennis, Maria Hamilton, Tonya Hart, Michelle (Past President)
Hoskins, Robin (Secretary)
Hyatt, Hon. Carey (President)
MacEachern, Kim
Mata, Maria
Morris, John
O’Brien, Tara
Raatz, Ashley
Staples, Vicki
Smith, Keith
Tyrell, Steve
Warner, Hon. Nanette
Whalen, Cathryn (Vice President)