GEORGIA Accountability Courts 

Funding Committee

Felony Drug Court Operational Tune -Up.

Training Dates: March 10-11, 2020 

Training Time: 8:00am. - 5:00pm.

Location: Macon, Georgia 

Training Description

The Adult Felony Drug Court Operational Tune Up training facilitated by the National Drug Court Institute will allow court team members the opportunity to assess current practice, identify the strengths of the program, determine gaps and challenges the team is currently facing and develop a plan to strategically address the goals set. The training experience and ability to apply the information presented will be enhanced by the attendance of as many team members as possible. 

The training requires the attendance of each core team member because of their day-to-day responsibilities within the accountability Court. Up to 9 team members per team can attend. The core team members are identified below:

  • Judge 
  • Prosecutor
  • Coordinator
  • Treatment Provider
  • Defense Attorney
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Case Manager and/or Evaluator

Each core team member is required to attend, without a commitment from the team roles listed it is unlikely the team will be accepted to attend the training. 

Before Registering:

Before registering your court team members must agree to the following:  

  1. All team members must attend each full day of the training. 
  2. The coordinator should complete all  pre- training requirements requested within timeline to NDCI and CACJ.
    1. Registration of each team member
    2. Reserving lodging accommodations (if applicable) before deadline.
    3. Provide requested program details and information to NDCI by deadline
  3. The accountability court must be operational for at least 3 years before they are eligible to attend. 

For questions about your team's eligibility to attend the Adult Felony Drug Court  Operational Tune -up please email, Kimberly Howard. 

To Register:

To register for this training, coordinators should print and sign the appropriate registration form.  Once signed, the registration form needs to be uploaded to the registration link on the right side of the web page by 5:00pm December 13, 2019.  

Logistics & Reimbursements

  • Mileage traveled to the training venue is reimbursable based on the State of Georgia travel policy. 
  • Overnight reservations are provided by CACJ for team members traveling more than 50 miles (one-way) to the training venue. 
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided by CACJ at the venue. Non provided meals are reimbursable based on the State of Georgia travel policy. 
  • Additional details for reimbursable expenses and lodging can be found in the CACJ Training Travel Policy Memorandum. 

Please note, limited space is available and only a specific number of courts will be selected for the training. A confirmation of attendance will be sent out via e-mail to the program coordinator no later than December 20, 2019.  The confirmation of attendance will include the training location and details to register individual team members. 

Felony Drug Court Tune - Up Training Registration Agreement Form 

Registration closes December 13, 2019