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Title: Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Key Components (Second Edition)
  Document URL: PDF 
Author(s): Joseph Thomas Flies-Away ; Carrie Garrow ; Pat Sekaquaptewa
Corporate Author: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 05/2014
Page Count: 118
  Annotation: This publication provides information on the key components of Tribal Healing to Wellness courts.
Abstract: This publication is part of a series of publications geared towards assisting tribal governments and tribal justice systems in developing, enhancing, and sustaining Tribal Healing to Wellness courts. The 10 key components of Tribal ) Healing to Wellness courts include 1) the courts should focus on individual and community healing; 2) defendants can enter the courts through various referral points and legal processes that promote tribal sovereignty; 3) early screening is used to determine defendants’ eligibility for the system; 4) the courts provide access to treatment and rehabilitation services; 5) the courts provide intensive supervision to participants; 6) the courts use progressive rewards to encourage participant compliance with court requirements; 7) continued collaboration between the court judges and the court’s team and staff; 8) use of monitoring and evaluation to improve the court processes; 9) promoting continued interdisciplinary and community education to promote the courts efforts; and 10) ongoing commitments, communication, coordination, and cooperation among court team members, service providers, and payers. Additional resource information is provided at the end of the publication.
Main Term(s): Tribal Courts
Index Term(s): Tribal community relations ; Tribal court system ; Judicial process ; Court reform ; Court procedures ; Court social services ; BJA grant-related documents ; Tribal
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-MU-BX-K003;2010-IC-BX-K077;2012-AC-BX-K001,
Sale Source: Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
United States of America
Type: Handbook
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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