Vision Statement

Vision: To make the criminal justice system a better investment toward improving the quality of life in Wisconsin.

Mission: To promote and facilitate the implementation of effective criminal justice policies and practices that maximize justice and the safety of the public.

Events

SAMHSA: Medication-Assisted Treatment in Drug Courts Virtual Learning Community- Addressing the Concerns of Court Staff about MAT
Apr 20 2021

Despite the documented efficacy of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and its designation as the “gold-standard” in the treatment of opioid use disorders, resistance among court officials and treatment providers has resulted in underutilization of this treatment option in some jurisdictions. This webinar will identify barriers to MAT acceptance by prosecution, defense, judges, case managers, treatment providers, and other members of the treatment court team and will outline several approaches for addressing these common concerns about MAT.

State CJCC TAD Subcommittee Meeting
Apr 22 2021

This is the date and time set for a regular meeting of the State CJCC Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Subcommittee. The agenda is attached.

COSSAP: A Path to Recovery: The Story of a Peer Support Specialist
Apr 22 2021

The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the significant impact first responders can have in connecting overdose survivors to treatment. A peer support specialist will share her experiences of addiction, the trials of an overdose, and how she ultimately found the path to recovery. Throughout the story, we will pause to discuss what addiction looks like in the brain and demonstrate the reality that substance use disorder is a disease rather than a choice.

Articles

Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Program Annual Report Now Available
Jan 19 2021

Wisconsin treatment courts and diversion programs that receive Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) funding are statutorily required, under Wis. Stat. §165.95, to submit participant data to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of TAD-funded participants who were admitted to treatment courts and diversion programs in 2019 and entered into the Comprehensive Outcome, Research, and Evaluation (CORE) Reporting System.

FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Posted
Sep 21 2020

As required under federal statute, the State of Wisconsin's FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application has been posted for public comment.

 

FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Posted
Sep 21 2020

As required under federal statute, the State of Wisconsin's FY20 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) application has been posted for public comment.