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Research to Practice Partnerships 

When it comes to creating a more just system of justice, ideas vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction—and indeed within jurisdictions themselves. Additionally, there are many cases where the goal is to deflect from, or avoid the justice system altogether. With local and national partners, we work to offer a range of knowledge, research, and evaluation ideally situated to turn ideas to actionable solutions. 

Expert Area | 2020
The training and technical assistance (TTA) program,formerly known as COAP (Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program), offers a variety of learning...
Expert Area | 2019
Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) Led by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) is a groundbreaking initiative to study and disseminate evidence-based approaches to care for individuals in justice settings who hav...
Expert Area
Click on the image above to view an introductory video on JLSCI. This collaborative effort is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (SAMHSA/CSAT), the National...
Expert Area
Communities across the country are launching pre-arrest diversion initiatives designed to better address law enforcement’s encounters with people who have challenges with drug use and mental health. Such initiatives enable law...
Expert Area | 2005
In 2004, CHJ worked with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the Legal Action Center, and National TASC to develop a training curriculum on the science of addiction. The training began as a pilot for judge...