The Innovator of the Year award will honor an active NCJFCJ member who has inspired, sponsored, promoted, or led an innovation or accomplishment of national significance in juvenile justice, family law, and/or domestic violence.
The goal of the program is to address the needs of young women who are involved with or at risk of entering the juvenile justice system.
The program is designed to increase public safety and improve access to effective treatment for people with mental disorders who are involved with the criminal justice system by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health treatment, and substance use systems.
During webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance explained the grant program application process.
This webinar provides an overview of violence among females involved with the criminal justice system, trauma-informed and gender responsive services, and a social-ecological model of violence.
This webinar discussed the Women’s Risk Needs Assessment (WRNA), and provided participants the opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of WRNA, best practices for implementing gender-responsive assessments with or without other assessment tools, and resources and recommendations to help address challenges to using WRNA.
This webinar explains and clarifies the issues related to allowable uses of federal Medicaid funds for incarcerated individuals, and provides an example of how corrections departments can leverage cost savings as a result.
This webinar addresses gender-responsive approaches to discipline and sanctions in women’s correctional settings, guided by research and innovative resources.
This report, from the Vera Institute of Justice, reviews existing research and data to take a deeper look at the nation’s misuse of local jails.
This guide from the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women addresses gender-responsive approaches to discipline and sanctions in women’s correctional settings.
This report, from the Vera Institute of Justice, examines the impact of drug reforms in New York City, including the latest reforms in 2009.
This report from the National Institute of Corrections and the Center for Effective Public Policy provides a policy and practice framework to support the development of effective behavior management systems that will increase the compliance and prosocial behavior of individuals involved with the justice system both during and following community supervision.
In response to significant concern over a lack of stable housing for individuals reentering the community after sexual offense convictions, the Connecticut Department of Correction created a comprehensive reentry model that addresses housing instability through state-contracted transitional housing.
In a system that is often overlooked by the public and misused by law enforcement, Blacks account for more than one-third (36 percent) of the jail population, according to a new report from the Vera Institute of Justice, a nonpartisan research and policy group.
State Auditor Suzanne Bump today estimated that the state will save more than $5.3 million annually in health savings by utilizing Medicaid for eligible inmates who become inpatients at a medical facility.
Lawmakers took a step closer toward securing data about racial profiling by law enforcement in South Carolina.
Congress outlawed them. The Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional. Yet they live on.
A faith-based program inside an Arkansas prison matches inmates with outside mentors in an attempt to change the course of the inmates’ lives.