Military Veterans in the CJ System Workshop
Workshop Offered Dealing with Military Veterans in the CJ System
As part of its ongoing Corrections Series, UNOs School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will be hosting a workshop entitled Military Veterans in the Criminal Justice System: From Arrest to Re Entry in Douglas County, Nebraska on Friday, November 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the UNO campus. This workshop will provide participants with a working knowledge of both the Douglas County Department of Corrections (CDCD) Veteran’s Housing Unit and the Douglas County Veteran’s Treatment Court (DCVTC). DCVTC is made up of an extensive collaboration between the criminal justice system (judge, prosecutor, defense lawyer) and dedicated partners, mentors, mental health specialists, addiction specialists, including criminal justice, federal veterans’ agencies, and local community veterans’ organizations. The target population includes military veterans who have been charged with felony offense(s) and who are diagnosed with substance use and/or mental health issues. Cost is $30 for those 65 years of age and older, $30 for those working for a non-profit agency, free to UNO/UNL students and faculty, $30 for college students enrolled at an institution other than UNO/UNL and $75.00 for everyone else. To find out more about this workshop, click here. To register to attend, click here.
Story Published October, 2017