The veteran’s court model is based on drug treatment and/or mental health treatment courts. Substance abuse or mental health treatment is offered as an alternative to incarceration. Typically, veteran mentors assist with the programs. An important issue that has to be addressed is the eligibility for veteran’s courts in terms of whether charges involving felonies or crimes of violence will be allowed. The inclusion of offenders charged with inter-family violence is also of grave concern to policy makers.
We've reached the end of another week, but before we get to the long holiday weekend we've got the latest CDP News update. Today, Dr. Paula Domenici is delivering our UC4 presentation at the University of Hawaii - Manoa. Speaking of our UC4, we'll also be headed to the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, where Dr. Ted Bonar will speak.
Sometimes it can be good to go back to the past to better understand the future. The movie Twelve O’Clock High by Darryl F. Zanuck is a film that is worth watching more than once. It stars Gregory Peck and was filmed in 1949 post World War II. This movie was based on the novel by Beirne Lay Jr and Sy Bartlett.