Darryl P. Turpin has worked in the substance abuse and criminal justice fields for approximately 18 years, nine of those years in the Drug Court setting. He is the founder and CEO of Turpin Consulting Group, located in his home town of Louisville, Kentucky. Additionally, Mr. Turpin serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). He is also the Chairperson of Thurgood Marshall Action Coalition (TMAC).
Most recently, Mr. Turpin was the Branch Manager of Program Development for the Kentucky Dept. of Juvenile Justice. He provided oversight to various programs across the state of Kentucky, including the coordination of Prevention Councils, Mentoring Programs, Faith-Based Initiatives, and Disproportionate Minority Confinement. He has also served as faculty for the NADCP and Drug Court Institute, the National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Kentucky School for Alcohol and Drug Studies, National Black Addictions Institute, and the International Treating People of Color Conference. He is featured in the following program available at FMS (click the title for program specifics).