Basic Substance Abuse for Judges

  • Chapel Hill, NC
This course is sponsored by North Carolina Judicial College.

This course is offered through the North Carolina Judicial College. This is a basic introduction to substance abuse in the courts. The course covers why judges need to know about substance abuse and the nature of substance use and the science behind it. It also addresses the opioid epidemic, treatment and services, and confidentiality laws. It will focus on substance abuse and how it comes up in delinquency and parenting cases. Instructors will assume that course participants have little or no expertise in the areas of alcohol or drug abuse related illnesses and treatment practices.


This is one of four classes needed for Juvenile Certification.


There are no materials avaliable for this course at this time.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Jessica Schoonmaker

Program Manager, Courts Group
Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Associate Professor of Public Law and Government