Joint therapeutic court launches in Kenai
The Henu’ Community Wellness Court is on the brink of admitting its first participant after more than a year of work to get off the ground.
A joint therapeutic-style court formed between the state and the Kenatize Indian Tribe, the program will target and admit those facing long felony sentences relating to substance abuse or Child in Need of Aid cases. Its focus on healing and rehabilitation will help reduce the likelihood that those facing charges will re-offend, its creators have said.
Read the full article at the Peninsula Clarion website.
See earlier IPI post on the Henu’ Community Wellness Court.