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The Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals (AADCP), in partnership with the ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, is pleased to announce the 2018 AADCP Problem Solving Court Conference: #HeroesUnite4Justice to be held April 18 - 20, 2018, at the Prescott Resort in Prescott, Arizona.

The Arizona Problem Solving Courts conference brings together probation and parole staff, judges, attorneys, behavioral health providers, social workers, law enforcement and problem solving court coordinators for education on how to better server persons throughout Arizona involved with Problem Solving Courts, collaboration and support, and stigma reduction. 

Register to Attend the 2018 Problem Solving Courts Conference
Early Bird Registration Ends February 28th

After registration, you should receive a reference number to book at the Prescott Resort. Contact Mayra Solis at for bookings at Prescott Resort. 

Hotel Links: Prescott Resort | Hasayampa Inn | Spring Hill Suites | Hampton Inn Prescott

The Governors Office of Youth, Faith and Family is offering a limited number of scholarships available to address the diverse needs of participants. Scholarships for professional staff (probation officers, counselors, lawyers, case managers, etc) will be for conference registration only. To be considered for a scholarship, please complete the form below by February 28th. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Apply now.


Full Conference Schedule

Tuesday, April 17th

2-5pm: Conference Registration/Check In, Exhibitor Set Up
5pm-7pm: Welcome Reception in Eagles Nest Lounge 

Wednesday, April 18th
7 - 8am: Breakfast Buffet (Provided)
8am -12:45pm: Opening Ceremony, Welcome, Breakout Sessions
12:45pm - 2pm: AADCP Awards Luncheon (Lunch Provided)
2:15pm - 5pm: Breakout Sessions & Keynote Address
5pm -7pm: Networking Reception with Light Appetizers & Music
Party Bus to Whiskey Row & Other Post-Conference Activities

Thurday April 19th
7-8am: Breakfast Buffet (Provided)
8am -12:45pm: Panel Discussion & Breakout Sessions
12:15pm -1:30pm: Lunch on your own
1:30pm - 5:00pm: Breakout Sessions & Keynote Address
5:00pm-6:00pm: Sponsors Reception

Friday April 20th
7-8am: Breakfast Buffet (Provided)
8am -10:45pm: Breakout Sessions
10:45am: Closing Ceremony 


The Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals is accepting nominations for the 2018 Executive Board Awards. Please submit your nominations for the Commitment to Excellence Award and the Innovation Award via email to

Make Your Nomination


The 2018 Arizona Problem Solving Court Conference includes the 4th annual art contest open to current or past problem solving court participants.

Each problem solving court in your county can enter up to 5 art pieces (entries can be paintings, drawings, sculptures, poems) aligning with the conference theme "Heroes Unite for Justice" OR with Recovery.  

Conference attendees will vote on their favorite entry at the conference and the top three winners will receive gift cards (1st place = $100, 2nd place = $75 and 3rd place = $50).

Full Rules & Entry Form

Contact Us

Questions about the conference, call for presenters, or sponsorship? Contact us at

About the Conference 

The AADCP Problem Solving Courts Conference annually convenes the Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals (AADCP). This event attracts professionals representing all segments of criminal justice from across the region in an effort to improve Arizona’s problem solving court systems. Conference attendees include judges, prosecutors, parole and probation officers, defense attorneys, counselors, and social workers.  The annual conference provides a unique forum to share the knowledge of experts throughout Arizona and and the region to provide valuable education and networking opportunities for Arizona’s criminal justice professionals.

Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsoring the AADCP Problem Solving Courts Conference helps demonstrate your organization’s commitment to the success of problem solving courts in Arizona, and also provides your organization exposure to hundreds of attendees as a leader in the field. You’ll have the opportunity to exhibit at the conference, network with attendees, and  share  your organization’s  unique  expertise with participants.

View Sponsorship Opportunities

Register Your Sponsorship


AADCP is currently calling for Officer Nominations. There are currently two vacancies to fill on the Executive Committee of the Board of the AADCP; President and Secretary. Nominations need to be received by Feb 18th, requests for votes from membership goes out on Feb 28th, then voting will be closed by March 18th. 

Information and Nomination Form


AADCP Resources

AADCP resources and information

  • The Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals Website - click here

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