7:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration Coffee/Rolls in Lobby

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Ballroom C

Opening Ceremony 

  • Jeff Kushner – Montana Statewide Drug Court Coordinator
  • Judge Kurt Krueger
  • Color Guard – Pledge of Allegiance
  • Native American Prayer - Judge Stacie Smith

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8:50 – 10:15 a.m.
Ballroom C

Is it Really a Brain Disease? What are the Implications for Courts?
- Dr. Tim Condon

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10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Ballroom C

Back to Basics – What you need to do to be an evidence-based drug court
- Circuit Court Judge Stephen Goss, Albany, Georgia

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12:00 – 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
Ballroom C

DEA Presentation
- Stacy Zinn-Brittain, Group Supervisor, USDOJ-DEA

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1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Ballroom C

1) Implementing the New MOU with Public Defender’s /Preparing for Legislative Session
- Beth McLaughlin, Judge Krueger, and Peter Ohman

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Conf. Rm 2 (15-20)

2) Tribal Judges and Coordinators: Incorporating Customs and Traditions in Your Healing to Wellness Court
- Lauren van Schilfgaarde - Tribal Law and Policy Institute

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Conf. Rm 2 (15-20)

3) Collaboration Between State Courts and Tribal Courts
- Lauren van Schilfgaarde - Tribal Law and Policy Institute

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Conf. Rm 1 (50)

4) What to do with Drug Court Participant Wait Lists
- Mona Sumner

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Skybridge 1 (30)

5) SCRAM for Drug Courts
- Megan Bell and Moses Leasiolagi

Conf. Rm 5 (50)

6) Do Adult Drug Court Standards Apply to other Types of Drug Courts? - Dr. Shannon Carey, NPC Research

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2:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Skybridge 4 (20)

7) Management Information and Recovery Tracking System
- Presentation/Computer Lab (Coordinators)
- Shelly Thomson and Vivek Jha (DIMS)

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Ballroom C

8) “Changing Behavior: The Practical Application of Incentives, Sanctions, Therapeutic Adjustments, and Participant Oversight in Staffing and in Court”
- Dr. Shannon Carey, NPC Research
- Helen Harberts, MA, JD

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7:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Ballroom C

9) Native American Historical Trauma (film and discussion) Sacred Hoop Journey #1 (All-Conference Participants)
- Dr. Marilyn Bruguier Zimmerman (Nakota, Dakota, Anishinaabe, Shoshone), Ph. D, Co-Principal Investigator and Project Director at the National Native Children’s Trauma Center (NNCTC)

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Coffee/Rolls in lobby

8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Ballroom C

10) What you Need to Know About Personalized Medication (MAT)
- Mr. Percy Menzies, Assisted Recovery Centers of America, LLC

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Conf. Rm 1 (50)

11) Motivational Interviewing for Treatment Professionals
- Todd A. Roberts, MA

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Ballroom C

12) Motivational Interviewing in a Brief (3 min. from the bench) Timeframe
- Todd A. Roberts, MA

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Conf. Rm 1

13) Native American Cultural Competency (Treatment Professionals)
- Sean Bear and Anne Helene Skinstad, Native American/Alaskan Indian Addiction Technology Training Center

11:30 – 12:15 p.m.
Ballroom C

14) Are High Risk/High Need DC Participants Able to Get Adequate Treatment through Medicaid (Panel)
- Bobbi Perkins, Isaac Coy, and Aaron Hahm

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12:20 – 1:20 p.m. LUNCH
Ballroom C

- Drive High, Get a DUI: Addressing the Growing Threat of Drug-Impaired Driving
- Mark Stodola

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1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Ballroom C

15) Discipline Specific Meetings – Judges
- Beth McLaughlin, Facilitator

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Conf. Rm 1

16) Discipline Specific Meetings – Coordinators
- Steve Ette, Facilitator

Conf. Rm 5

17) Discipline Specific Meetings – Treatment Providers Innovating Your Business Model
- Scott Malloy, Montana Health Foundation
- Bobbi Perkins
- Jeff Kushner

2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Ballroom C

18) Cultural Competency with Native Americans (Judges/Coordinators)
- Sean Bear and Anne Helene Skinstad, Native American/Alaskan Indian Addiction Technology Training Center Nat. Am. ATTC

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Conf. Rm 5

19) Evidence-based Behavioral Treatment in the Drug Court Environment (Treatment Providers)
Screening for Substance Use Disorders By Drug Court Coordinators
- Mona Sumner
Evidence-based Substance Use Dependency in the Drug Court Environment
- Jeff Kushner

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4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Ballroom C

20) MAT by Telemedicine  Dr. Reiter

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Conf. Rm 1

21) Treatment by Telemedicine  Brook Rogers and Misfits

Skybridge 1

22) Phoenix Multi-Sport and Wellness Programming
- Shelly Thomson
- Jacquelyn Hillios, Director of Research
The Phoenix Multisport
- Sherri Gerek, Certified Professional Coach
Institute or Professional Excellence in Coaching

Conf. Rm 5

23) Evidence-Based Assessment and Supervision Techniques for DUI Offenders
- Mark Stodola

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Conf. Rm 2

24) Peer Mentors in the Drug Court Environment
- Juliette Mackin, NPC Research

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Conf. Rm 2

25) Training for Montana Peer Reviewers
- Juliette Mackin, NPC Research

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Coffee/Rolls in lobby

8:15 – 9:30 a.m.
Ballroom C

Montana/NPC Study – Bringing Drug Courts to Scale in MT

Conf. Rm 5

Montana Child Welfare System: How Do We Make Our Healing to Wellness Court More Family Friendly (Panel)
- Judge Rodney Souza, Brooke Baracker-Taylor, and Judge Stacie Smith

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9:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Ballroom C

How to Become a Trauma-Informed Drug Court
- Dr. Lisa Callahan

11:45 – 12:15 p.m.
Ballroom C

Judges and Coordinators – Action Planning

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Conf. Rm 5

Drug Court Advisory Committee Meeting
- Judge Krueger and Jeff Kushner

FAMILY DRUG COURT JUDGES AND COORDINATORS RESUME AT 1:00 P.M. (Lunch provided in Conf. Rm. 1)

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ballroom C

Rethinking Family Recovery: Supporting Families Towards Reunification and Recovery Through A Comprehensive Family-Centered Approach
- Phil Breitenbucher Family Drug Court Standards: Evidence-Based Practices for Your Family Drug Court

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