Ohio Specialized Dockets Practitioner Network

The Ohio Specialized Dockets Annual Conference

Educational Accreditations provided by Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services and The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education

The 11th Annual Specialized Dockets Conference, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 20, 2014 at the Ohio State University Fawcett Center in Columbus, Ohio, will offer national speakers and several breakout sessions on a wide-range of topics pertinent to specialized docket programs. The conference attracts more than 450 attendees from across the state, which enables participants to open communication and establish relationships with professionals in other counties. In addition to offering continuing legal education hours, all other appropriate accreditations will be applied for through the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Conference Registration

NOTE: Registration for the conference is approaching maximum capacity. Once maximum capacity has been reached registration will close automatically. If you are still interested in attending the event please check back from Nov. 10 – 14 to see if space has opened up due to cancellations.

If you cannot attend the conference and wish to remove your registration please contact Sarah Jeu tempspec@sc.ohio.gov.

Registration for the 2014 Specialized Dockets Annual Conference is now open on eCademy.
Registration is a two step process.

Step one is logging in to, or signing up for eCademy.

If you are creating an account solely to attend the Specialized Docket Annual Conference please select “Specialized Dockets” as your role.

Step two, after logging in to eCademy you should see courses under the Course Search tab (the Specialized Dockets Conference will be in that listing), click on the event and you will see a link which will say “register now” which will allow you to register.

If you created an account you can begin step two once you receive a confirmation email and will be able to login to eCademy.

If you need assistance please use the contact information below.

2014 Specialized Dockets Annual Conference Brochure

2014 Specialized Dockets Annual Conference Agenda with Links to Workshop Materials

Conference Condensed Schedule

Faculty Biographies

Event Parking Permit

NOTE: The discounted rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn are full. Regularly priced rooms are still available and other accommodations in the area are listed below. Please make your reservations accordingly.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus OSU
3031 Olenganty River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202

Red Roof Plus Columbus – The Ohio State University
441 Ackerman Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202

Varsity Inn OSU North
3246 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites – Columbus Univ. Area
3045 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202

University Plaza Hotel
3110 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202

OSDPN Sub-Network Meetings

What is the Ohio Specialized Dockets Practitioner Network?

Since the establishment of the Hamilton County Drug Court in 1995, Ohio has established itself as a national leader in the implementation of specialized dockets. With more than 150 specialized docket programs in operation throughout Ohio, the Supreme Court of Ohio has recognized the need for interaction among the professionals who staff these courts. In order to provide such a forum, the Ohio Specialized Dockets Network was created to provide peer support and technical assistance to these programs.

The Ohio Specialized Docket Network consists of three sub-networks of specialized docket professionals organized by discipline. These include: judges and/or magistrates, program coordinators, and probation officers. These sub-network meetings allow specialized docket practitioners to discuss the challenges and successes they have faced in their specific role on the specialized docket court team. In addition, the sub-network meetings offer opportunities for specialized docket professionals to provide program updates, discuss program operations, and discover innovative and effective strategies employed by other specialized dockets. Sub-network personnel also identify their training needs to the staff of the Supreme Court.

The Ohio Specialized Dockets Newsletter

Sign up for the bi-monthly Specialized Dockets Newsletter to receive electronic notifications on forthcoming registration details for this conference and many other training opportunities hosted by the Specialized Dockets Section throughout the year.

To Receive More Information

Specialized Dockets Section
The Supreme Court of Ohio
65 South Front Street, 6th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614.387.9430
Fax: 614.387.9409

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