A commencement ceremony came about on the Richland County Therapy Courtroom in Wahpeton on Feb. 3.
Graduate Brandon advised the therapy court docket individuals, “You could be something you need to be. You’re solely restricted by the possibilities you don’t take. Imagine in your self and permit God to work in your lives and by no means remorse the previous, however study from it to construct a greater future.”
He expressed his gratitude to this system, “It has modified my life, and I imagine it will possibly change all of yours.”
Brandon spent 16 months in this system working his restoration (545 days of sobriety) with therapy from the Southeast Human Service Heart. Brandon accomplished 5 phases of this system with weekly court docket hearings, probation and therapy appointments, establishing housing and establishing his personal enterprise.
The Richland Therapy Courtroom is run by a multi-disciplinary group which consists of Hon. Brad Cruff, Will Budke, protection counsel; Megan Kummer, Wahpeton State’s Legal professional; Angela Nagel-Miller, Coordinator; Heidi Arnhalt, Parole & Probation; Jason Weber, Deputy Sheriff; and employees from the Southeast Human Service Heart. Members are required to attend court docket weekly and full assignments to maneuver onto a unique section of this system.
The Richland County Therapy Courtroom initially began in 2013 as a DUI Courtroom and in February of 2020, it started operation as a hybrid drug court docket accepting alcohol and drug offenders.