Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals (WATCP) is a professional organization representing the interests of treatment courts in the State of Wisconsin. WATCP’s multidisciplinary membership includes judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, court administrators, treatment providers, probation and community corrections officers, social service caseworkers, and other stakeholders in the field of treatment courts.

The core mission of the WATCP is to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating the establishment and funding of treatment courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance and mutual support to association members.

It is the design of the WATCP to associate with and/or work closely with other Wisconsin criminal justice or treatment organizations focusing on improving local justice system fmanagement and community corrections alternatives

Upcoming Event:

2016 WATCP Annual Conference —  3/21/16 – 3/23/16, Monona Terrace, Madison, WI

Click on the link above for Hotel information.  Make your reservations now; rooms are going quick!

Grant Opportunity:

Please see the attached application for funding for community court programs that has been issued by the Center for Court Innovation (CCI) which is undertaking this project in coordination with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
Up to ten awards will be made for up to $ 200,000 each for a 24 month period (June 1, 206 – May 31, 2018), with two categories of funding:
Category 1: Implementation; and Category 2: Enhancement.
Please note that the deadline for submitting applications to CCI is 5 p.m. February 19th.

Justice Programs Office, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20016
Phone:(202) 885-2875    Fax: (202) 885-2885
Web:american.edu/spa/jpo    Facebook: fb.com/aujpo


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