April 18 – 20, 2018

Prescott Resort
1500 State Route 69
Prescott, AZ 86301
Room Rate $89*
*Please allow 1-2 days after registering for the conference before you reserve your room.

By registering for this year’s conference:

  • You become a member of AADCP
  • Receive CEU certification (emailed within 3 weeks after conference)

Enter to WIN! Arrive at the Prescott Resort April 17, 2018 at 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. to register.


Annual Conference

2018: Heroes Unite For Justice


 The ​Arizona ​Problem ​Solving ​Courts ​Conference ​unites ​professionals ​from ​all ​segments ​of ​criminal ​justice ​for ​2.5 ​days ​of ​education ​and ​networking ​in ​an ​effort ​to ​improve ​Arizona’s ​problem ​solving ​courts by offering ​specialized ​educational ​sessions ​and ​innovative ​​topics.


2018 Schedule


8th Annual AADCP Problem Solving Courts Conference:                  


The Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals (AADCP), in partnership with the ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, is pleased to announce the 8th Annual AADCP Problem Solving Court Conference: Heroes Unite For Justice to be held April 18 – 20, 2018, at the Prescott Resort in Prescott, Arizona.

The Arizona Problem Solving Courts conference brings together probation and parole staff, judges, attorneys, behavioral health providers, social workers, law enforcement and problem solving court coordinators for education on how to better server persons throughout Arizona involved with Problem Solving Courts, collaboration and support, and stigma reduction.

Call for Presenters

Educational sessions are the hallmark of our conference educational program content, quality, and success. As a program presenter, you have the opportunity to share your expertise, make connections, and positively impact the conference and ultimately Arizona Problem Solving Courts evidence-based best practices.

Please review the instructions below if you are interested in submitting a program to the annual conference.

Submission Instructions 

  1. Review the Call for Presenters Submission Guide before submitting a program proposal.
  2. Submit your Call for Programs proposals by using the Call for Presenters Online Submission Form by December 6, 2018.
  3. If you are ready to submit, click here to fill out the call for presenters.


Accepting Sponsorship and Exhibitors Now!

Sponsoring the AADCP Problem Solving Courts Conference not only demonstrates your pledge to the success of problem solving courts in Arizona, it also increases the visibility of your organization as a steadfast leader in your field. This is a fantastic networking opportunity for your company to gain exposure and connect with hundreds of professionals including; Behavioral Health Treatment & Support, Veterans Treatment Courts, Juveniles & Young Adults, DUI/ Drug Courts/ Healing to Wellness Courts, and Core Principles.

Click here to become a sponsor or exhibitor.



Contact Evita Hallett, Events & Conference Coordinator, at cabhp@asu.edu for questions regarding the conference, sponsorship, and exhibit tables.






Previous Artists

The 2018 Arizona Problem Solving Court Conference includes the 4th annual art contest open to current or past problem solving court participants.

Each problem solving court in your county can enter up to 5 art pieces (entries can be paintings, drawings, sculptures, poems) aligning with the conference theme “Heroes Unite for Justice” OR with Recovery.

Conference attendees will vote on their favorite entry at the conference and the top three winners will receive gift cards (1st place = $100, 2nd place = $75 and 3rd place = $50).

Full Rules & Entry Form

Contest Guidelines:

  1. Each problem solving court in your county can enter up to 5 art pieces (entries can be paintings, drawings, sculptures, poems, etc.)
  2. Each problem solving court is responsible for vetting the art entries prior to submission and obtaining the artists’ permission to display and photograph their art and name (see page 2 for Release of Information)
  3. Each entry is to align with the conference theme (Heroes Unite for Justice), or with Recovery
  4. Each program designee will bring the art entries to the conference for display (we will have a designated area) and will be responsible for taking the art entries back to their county after the conference ends
  5. The deadline for submissions is April 2nd, 6 p.m. Late submissions will not be accepted
  6. For each art entry, send the following to Robin Hoskins, AADCP Secretary, at Robin.Hoskins@asu.edu:
    • Photo of art entry
    • Name of Problem Solving Court and County
    • Name of Artist (current or past participant in your program)
    • A brief (200 words or less) bio/history of the artist.
    • Description of how the art entry aligns with the conference theme or to recovery (250 words or less)
    • Name and contact information of point person (staff) in your program that will be responsible for the art work
    • Release Form for AADCP Art Contest Submissions


Name NEXT YEAR’s AADCP Conference Contest


In 2015 we began the Name the Conference contest that asked 2015 conference attendees to submit entries to name the following year’s event. The winner, chosen by the AADCP Executive Board and the AADCP Conference Planning Committee, enjoys a free registration for the following year’s conference. It was such a hit, we have implemented it into each year’s conference as a way to say “thanks” to our wonderful Association Membership!

Recent Winners:
Paving the Pathway to Transformation (2017), from Erica Daniels, Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office
All Rise for Solutions (2016), from Delois Gowan, Yavapai Adult Probation Department

Prior to the implementation of the contest, our conference titles include: 2017 Paving the Pathway to Transformation, 2016 All Rise For Solution, 2015 Advancing Justice Together, 2014 Spotlight on Success, 2013 Collaborating for Positive Change, and 2012 Back to the Basics and Beyond



Presenters Registration

Sponsor or Exhibit Registration


The Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals (AADCP) and the ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy invite you and your colleagues to submit a proposal for one of our breakout sessions at the upcoming AZ Problem Solving Courts Conference. We seek proposals for 75-90 minute sessions to be held on Monday and Tuesday.

Lead presenters will be notified of their presentation status on or prior to Friday, January 13, 2018.

Submission Guidelines:
Presentations should speak to applying evidence based or best practices research into practical application in a problem solving court setting. The goal of the conference is to provide training that will lend to practical application and skill building to problem solving courts in Arizona and its staff. Presentations will be 75 minutes in length and should address at least one (1) or more of the following key topics:

  • Core Principles
  • Behavioral Health Treatment & Support
  • Veterans Treatment Courts
  • Juveniles & Young Adults
  • DUI and/or Drug Courts
  • Family Drug Courts
  • Native American and Wellness Courts
  • Emerging and Trending Topics

Attendees of the conference will include the following: judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, probation officers, parole officers, law enforcement, social workers, addiction counselors, treatment providers, community advocates, alumni/participants, government officials, Veteran Affairs, Native American Tribal communities, educators, and students.
Sessions are limited to a total of 3 presenters including the lead presenter. The Lead Presenter receives free registration.

We offer numerous opportunities for becoming an event sponsor or exhibitor. Sign up for an exhibit booth or sponsorship and receive branding, free participants and more! Register as a sponsor.



View Sponsorship Opportunities

Register Your Sponsorship

The AADCP is grateful for the ongoing support of our stakeholders. Community and Government sponsorships and vendors has allowed our conference to grow in size and content each year. Problem Solving Courts require a collaborative and coordinated approach and we are grateful to have the support of those listed here for our 2018 conference.

Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsoring the AADCP Problem Solving Courts Conference helps demonstrate your organization’s commitment to the success of problem solving courts in Arizona, and also provides your organization exposure to hundreds of attendees as a leader in the field. You’ll have the opportunity to exhibit at the conference, network with attendees, and  share  your organization’s  unique  expertise with participants.  

Gold Sponsor
  SAGE Counseling
Silver Sponsors
  Community Health Associates
Sequel Care of Arizona/ Mingus Mt Academy
Spectrum Healthcare
Reception Sponsor
Cenpatico Integrated Care & Health Net of Arizona
Meditation Room Sponsor
  Community Support Services, Inc
  Coffee Sponsor
Health Choice Integrated Care
Break Sponsor
Smart Start
Exhibit Tables
Alcohol Detection Systems
  Alkermes, Inc.
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Community Medical Services
Correctional Counseling, Inc.
  Foundations Recovery Network
Oasis Behavioral Health
  PharmChem, Inc.
  SCRAM Systems
  TASC, Inc.