Problem-solving courts began in the 1990s to accommodate offenders with specific needs and problems that were not or could not be adequately addressed in traditional courts. Problem-solving courts seek to promote... More about Problem-Solving Courts »
The conference for certified Court Alcohol and Drug Programs and Problem-Solving Courts will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard Marriott at 601 West Washington Street, Indianapolis.
Indiana's drug court movement began in 1996 with two drug courts that hoped to mirror the successes of the Court Alcohol and Drug Programs. As the number of drug courts grew in Indiana, a subcommittee was formed to consider the possibility of developing a certification program for drug courts. In 2002, the Indiana General Assembly enacted drug court legislation. By 2003, drug court rules were adopted which provided a framework for certification of drug courts operating under... Read full report »