TLPI Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Webinar during the Pandemic


Fri, Apr 10, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) in partnership with the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) will host a webinar providing guidance for Tribal Healing to Wellness Court programs in adapting treatment court operations during the COVID-19 crisis. A panel of Healing to Wellness Court practitioners will share how they have modified program operations in response to tribal, federal, state, and local mandates.

The webinar is scheduled for 2 hours: – For the first 30 minutes, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute and Center for Court Innovation staff will present information on priority responses to COVID-19, the use of technology, and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant updates related to COVID-19; – The following 60 minutes will be reserved for panelists to share their experiences and program modifications related to court operations, treatment services, client engagement, and communication; – The last 30 minutes will be reserved for questions from webinar participants directed to panelists; – Unanswered questions will be used to inform a follow-up online event to provide a more in-depth sharing of modified Wellness Court practices as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Tribal Law and Policy Institute is Hiring!

Announcement here: Program Specialist Job Announcement_Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Education and/or Experience:

Required: Bachelor’s degree; experience or demonstrated expertise in tribal justice systems and/or problem-solving courts

Preferred: Juris Doctorate, Master’s degree, or other applicable advanced degree

Strongly preferred: Four (4) years of programmatic development/implementation and/or direct services delivery; previous experience with American Indian and Alaska Native communities; basic knowledge of federal Indian Law and polices; and experience and/or demonstrated expertise in at

  •  Healing to Wellness Courts
  •  historical trauma and trauma-informed care
  •  cultural adaptations to evidence-based practices and programming
  •  strategic planning and action plan development
  •  tribal-state collaboration coordination
  •  prevention, intervention, and treatment programs
  •  systemic, community-wide, public health strategies and responses