North Central Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration

North Central Problem-Solving Court Graduation and Celebration

Monday, May 17, 2021

WHAT: 

The North Central Problem-Solving Court team would like to announce the graduation of one of our participants. This is a great accomplishment for our graduate, and we are proud to honor the Problem-Solving Court graduate through this demonstration of achievement. We welcome you to join in this celebration.

WHO:            

Judge Tami Schendt, Host

WHEN:         

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:      

Custer County Courtroom
Custer County Justice Center
604 Heritage Drive
Broken Bow, NE 6882

WHY:            

For problem-solving court graduates, the ceremony marks the completion of an intensive program of comprehensive behavioral health treatment, intensive community supervision, and full accountability. 

Problem-solving courts are an alternate route through the criminal justice system for nonviolent drug-related offenders, which utilize a specialized team process that functions within the existing court structure. The courts are designed to achieve a reduction in recidivism and substance use among individuals with substance use disorders. The court’s goal is to protect public safety and increase the participant’s likelihood of successful rehabilitation by utilizing validated risk and need assessments, early and individualized behavioral health treatment, frequent and random chemical testing, incentives, sanctions, and other rehabilitative and ancillary services.

HOW:            

For interviews or additional information, please contact:

Doug Stanton, North Central Problem-Solving Court Coordinator, (402) 340-3461.

This is an Adult Drug Court graduation. For more information, visit the Problem-Solving Court webpage: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/courts/problem-solving-courts