Children and Family Futures, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Program invites you to participate in the Learning Academy Webinar series. The FDC Learning Academy offers web-based training events to assess the needs, implement program improvements, evaluate performance, and sustain FDC programs. The Learning Academy consists of three learning stages or “Learning Communities” - Planning Community, Early Implementation, and Enhanced Community.
Studies have found high prevalence rates of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder and related symptoms in adults with substance use disorders. Family Drug Courts (FDCs) are unique in that they have the ability to address the needs of both the parents and the child, thus healing the entire family. This webinar provides an overview of how emerging knowledge and research about adult and child traumatic stress can be meaningfully integrated into policy and practices of Family Drug Courts. The following learning objectives for participants will address the following: