Basic Substance Abuse for Judges

    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 course qualifies for CJE credit. This is one of five courses required for juvenile certification and one of two courses required for judges new to a family court rotation in a family court district.

    CJE11.50 hrs
    There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
    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