Message from the President

The Illinois Association of Problem-Solving Courts just hosted our first virtual conference and 8th annual conference October 14-16, 2020. We want to thank all of our sponsors, exhibitors, and speakers for helping us to bring our annual conference to a virtual platform in a successful way. We would also like to thank the over 500 attendees who joined us in our new virtual format.

For those who attended the conference, sessions that were recorded will be available by October 23. Not all sessions were recorded, and no continuing education credit will be awarded for viewing recorded content. You may access the recorded sessions through the conference website by going to

The ILAPSC Board will be having a virtual retreat in November to discuss opportunities and successes from this year’s conference, as well as beginning to plan for next year’s conference. We have read comments from your evaluations and will be taking those into consideration as we plan for the 2021 conference.

The ILAPSC Board wishes you a happy and healthy holiday season.


Janet Holmgren, President
Illinois Association of Problem-Solving Courts

Illinois Problem Solving Court Standards & Certification Process

The Illinois Problem-Solving Court Standards and Certification and Application process were approved by the Supreme Court in November, 2015. All Problem-Solving Courts (adult courts as labeled in the Standards) have to be certified by the Supreme Court. Any new Problem-Solving Court must be certified prior to starting.

For updated PSC Standards and Forms, please click here.

Want to know more about problem-solving courts?

The Officers and Members of the Board of Directors of ILAPSC represent counties from throughout the State of Illinois. They serve in a variety of positions in their respective Courts including members of the judiciary, attorneys, probation officers, substance abuse and mental health professionals and members of other agencies and associations including NAMI and TASC.

Perhaps you would benefit from visiting one of several of our problem-solving courts throughout Illinois. We would be more than happy to help. Contact ILAPSC for assistance in planning or implementing your problem-solving court.