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UNC School of Government

Basic Substance Abuse for Judges

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About the course

This course is offered through the North Carolina Judicial College. This is a basic introduction to substance abuse in the courts. The course covers substance abuse in society, recent trends in drug use and the nature of the addiction and the basic pharmacology of substance abuse. It also covers substance abuse assessments, drug testing and treatment alternatives. Instructors will assume that course participants have little or no expertise in the areas of alcohol or drug abuse related illnesses and treatment practices.

Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles

  • District Court Judges
  • Chief Judges
  • Judges

Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration

  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Juvenile Delinquency

Who should attend

  • District Court Judges
  • Chief Judges
  • Judges

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Jacquelyn Greene

Jacquelyn "Jacqui" Greene joined the School’s legal faculty in 2018 to focus on juvenile justice. Before coming to the School, she was program area director for the New York–based consultancy firm Policy Research Associates. She also served as executive director of the New York State Governor’s C...


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