These courts have been set up around the country as an intervention to work with people convicted of nonviolent crimes and prevent jail time. Such individuals are diverted to go through counseling, rehabilitation programs, and community service work to avoid jail time. Accountability courts are always an alternative way to handle a sentence.
In order for this to work well the courts must coordinate training designed to provide its staff of service providers the necessary skills and tools for working with its offenders receiving services. This entails coordination at different levels - determining training needed, who would deliver said training, where to train, who is qualified to train, select the trainers, who will train attend and when, order training manuals, deliver the training, provide credentials, and on it goes.
This can be daunting.
Joyfields Institute has been privileged to work with courts systems to get this done as smoothly as is possible.
We have coordinated and scheduled, and delivered training to hundreds of courts’ providers from different states - on-site and virtual, ordered training manuals, and,