The National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) is excited for the release of the Computerized Assessment and Referral System (CARS) is finally available to the field. This free assessment tool targets not just DWI offenders, but offenders that have a nexus of mental health and criminal behavior. For the past CARS Assessment Tool AvailableRead more...
The Judiciary of Guam announced it has launched the first DWI court in the territory. The program is implemented by a Bureau of Justice grant to and plans to serve up to 15 participants. Click Here to read the article at The Guam Daily Post “Closing the gap in time New DWI Court Aims to Treat Repeat OffendersRead More
NCDC headed out west to train 5 DUI court teams in Billings, Montana. The teams thought outside the box on how they can expand their resources to best meet their client’s needs. Ideas flowed from looking at creating a regional DUI court to applying evidence based practices to treatment. Overall Operational Tune-Up Heads to MontanaRead More
This presentation will share the results of the national survey of interlock installations across the United States, a national evaluation of 28 state’s alcohol interlock programs, DWI court interlock evaluations, the Minnesota State alcohol-interlock program and the NHTSA technical assistance program delivered by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation. The presentation Ignition Interlocks: Increasing Participation & Program EffectivenessRead More
Sustainability is what allows a program to flourish or end. Minnesota’s treatment courts are dealing with funding cuts from the legislature. The following articles are a great example of reaching out to the media and gaining community support for these programs. Click Here to read the Minnesota Lawyer article Click Minnesota DWI Courts Advocating for SustainabilityRead More
NCDC is excited to add the South St. Louis County DWI Court to the Academy Court Network. Judge Shaun Floerke leads a team that is doing cutting-edge research based work on trauma informed care and how to incorporate it into the DWI court. Click Here to read about the Duluth South St. Louis County DWI Court in the NewsRead More