The 28th Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, hosted by the University of South Florida, is now accepting proposals for research benefiting children, youth, and families.
Mental Health Announcements
Hosted by the National Federation of Families, this conference will discuss current issues and trends related to children’s mental health from a family-driven and youth-guided perspective.
This unique position will focus on documenting how California’s counties are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the state’s prison realignment and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and sharing “lessons learned” and best practices for the benefit of all of California’s counties.
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.
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.