2018

2018 NAMI Illinois Conference

The NAMI Illinois State Conference brings together hundreds of family members impacted by mental illness, persons with mental illness, NAMI affiliate leadership throughout the state, and professionals in the field from across Illinois.

When: October 12 & 13, 2018
Where: Techny Towers Conference and Retreat Center, 2001 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062
Cost: $90 – $150
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2018 Illinois Association of Problem-Solving Courts Conference

The ILAPSC Conference brings hundreds of individuals together from around the state to explore the latest research and issues of justice-involved individuals with behavioral health needs. The ILAPSC mission is to promote problem-solving courts in Illinois by providing education, assistance, training and development through collaboration of behavioral health and justice systems. This year’s conference will feature nationally recognized speakers including:

  • Doug Marlowe, JD, PhD, Senior Scientific Consultant for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals
  • Norma Jaeger, PhD, Idaho Supreme Court’s Problem-Solving Courts Specialist
  • Terrence Walton, MSW, CSAC, Chief Operating Officer for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals
  • Meghan Wheeler, MS, Training and Technical Assistance Consultant, National Drug Court Institute
  • Karen Otis, LMHC, MA, Associate Director, Treatment Court Program, Center for Court Innovation

When: October 18-19, 2018 with early registration on October 17
Where: Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel, 201 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL 61761
Cost: $195
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21st Annual Clinical Aspects of Medical Psychiatry

This conference is designed especially for physicians and other behavioral health professionals who are interested in cutting edge treatments and medications for psychiatric disorders. Nurses, social workers, teachers, and other clinical staff are also invited to attend. Mercyhealth, in collaboration with Rosecrance Health Network, The Illinois Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Justice and the Rockford Regional Health Council will host experts who will give presentations on a wide range of disorders.

When: October 18, 2018
Where: Forest Hills County Club, Rockford, IL
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Open and Ongoing

Travel for FREE to a Mentor Court and Learn From the Best!

NADCP’s National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to visit one of our nine mentor adult drug courts. NDCI’s mentor courts serve as model programs for individuals and court teams interested in starting an adult drug court or for established courts interested in learning innovative practices. The mentor court program is made possible through collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) within the Office of Justice Programs at the Department of Justice.

Adult Drug Court Sites

  • 4th Judicial Circuit Duval County Adult Drug Court
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Savannah-Chatham County Drug Court
    Savannah, Georgia
  • Nez Perce County Drug Court
    Lewiston, Idaho
  • 20th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Treatment Court
    Grand Haven, Michigan
  • Stone County Adult Drug Court
    Galena, Missouri
  • St. Charles County Adult Drug Court
    St. Charles, Missouri
  • Pueblo of Laguna Tribal Healing to Wellness Court
    Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico
  • 17th Judicial District Treatment Court
    Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Albany County Court Supervised Treatment
    Laramie, Wyoming

To learn more and apply to visit one of these learning sites visit:  Click Here