With the assistance of the American Jail Association and many state organizations, Policy Research Associates is currently exploring how the Brief Jail Mental Health Screen is being used across the United States.
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This convention will feature opportunities to learn about new treatment tools from researchers and clinicians, strategies and tactics to advocate for changing the mental health system, stories about recovery from people living with mental disorders and their families, and opportunities for networking.
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Project TEAM will provide on-site technical assistance to a federally recognized Indian tribe and a state or local government partner working together to develop a joint-jurisdiction collaborative initiative in the courts or criminal justice system.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is accepting workshop proposals for its 2014 annual conference, which will take place September 3–6, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Date: December 3, 2013
Time: 1:00—2:00 pm ET
Date: November 1, 2013
Location: University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
In the webinar, nationally recognized experts on individuals with mental and co-occurring substance use disorders involved with the justice system will discuss the guidelines’ underlying key principles and evidence-based practices as well as how to apply the guidelines to make communities safer, use resources efficiently and effectively, and advance individuals’ recovery.
The newly founded Alliance for International Risk Research (AIRR) offers a free monthly bulletin for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers interested in forensic risk assessment. To receive the first AIRR bulletin on September 1, 2013, please click here.
The conference will be divided into two tracks: public policy and operational policy. The public policy track will focus on defining what the criminal justice system intends to achieve and why those measureable outcomes are desired. The operational policy track will focus on how evidence-based practices increase the likelihood of improving public safety.
On June 27-30, the City of San Antonio will host the 2013 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Convention, which will bring together nearly 2,000 attendees to discuss mental health issues, network, and gain inspiration. There are over 75 […]