Tribal Law and Policy Institute Honors Tribal Veterans
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Please join us for this free 2-day virtual training!
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Webinars will begin each day at:
10am AKDT / 11am PDT / 12pm MDT / 1pm CDT / 2pm EDT
In recognition of Veterans Day 2021, and to honor tribal service members, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) is pleased to host two Tribal Veterans Treatment Court virtual events. Scheduled events will include experts in the Veterans Treatment field, including representatives from active Tribal Veterans Court programs.
This series is free to all participants. Digital copies of all training materials, publications, handouts, and session PowerPoint presentations can be found at WellnessCourts.org. For event updates, registration, and additional Tribal Healing to Wellness Court information, please join the Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Mailing List or contact TLPI at Wellness@TLPI.org.
TLPI has developed a comprehensive Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Publication Series as part of the Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Technical Assistance Project. Additional Healing to Wellness Court related resources, funding updates, training information, and more can be found at WellnessCourts.org.
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Veterans Court Implementation 101 Panel and Yurok Tribe Veterans Healing to Wellness Court Program Spotlight
Workshop Description: Want to find out how to implement tribal-veteran specific programming in your treatment court? Tribal veterans treatment courts target the underlying causes of veterans' criminal behavior in a culturally appropriate and holistic fashion. This 90-minute workshop will include an overview of how your program can best serve the needs of tribal veterans in treatment court settings. Presenters will share their unique perspectives on how to develop and enhance veteran specific services and clarify key considerations to help attendees maximize the effectiveness of their own programming for tribal veteran participants. This session will also feature how the Yurok tribe has implemented programming to assist tribal veterans.
Friday, November 5, 2021
Addressing Trauma with Tradition and Humor -Tribal Veterans Perspectives
Workshop Description: Tribal veterans participating in wellness court programs hold distinct cultural and personal identities that should be individually addressed by Tribal Wellness Court team members. This 90-minute workshop will explore the therapeutic value of tradition and humor in a Tribal Veterans Court context. Presenters will discuss the tribal warrior tradition, including the role traditional activities and culture play in treatment. Presenters will also go over a discussion of the therapeutic value of humor, unique to tribal veterans in treatment settings.