|Problem Solving Courts|
Statewide Advisory Committee Training & Education Resources Newsletter
Problem solving courts offer a non-traditional approach to integrating treatment provision and criminal justice case processing. These courts rely on close collaboration by multidisciplinary teams, including members from the judicial and treatment communities, to provide both accountability and treatment and services to offenders to reduce substance abuse and recidivism. Problem solving courts have become an important part of the criminal justice landscape and the Center for Court Innovation estimates there are more than 2,300 problem solving courts across all 50 states.
As of 2014, there are 78 problem solving courts in operation in 20 judicial districts in the State of Colorado. Available problem solving court programs include:
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Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference
Problem Solving Court Advisory Committee
Problem Solving Court Team Member Mentor Program
The 2015 Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference (CCJC) – Return on Human Investment: Using Responsivity Principles To Ensure Equality, Will be held May 27-29, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.
State Problem Solving Court Coordinator: Brenidy Rice, firstname.lastname@example.org
State Problem Solving Court Analyst: Amy Kingery email@example.com