GEORGIA Accountability Courts 

Funding Committee


Registration opens December 2, 2019 


Mental Health Court Refresher 


Training Dates: March 3-4, 2020

Training Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Atlanta, Georgia


Training Description

The team training 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 8 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 Clinical Case Manager 

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.
    1. Registration of each team member
    2. Reserving lodging accommodations (if applicable) before 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 Mental Health Court Refresher 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. 

 

Mental Health Court Refresher Registration Agreement Form 


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. 


If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly Howard.