The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Delta Regional Authority, recently announced the availability of up to $29.2 million to fund dislocated worker demonstration projects. This Workforce Opportunity for […]
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
National Reentry Resource Center Announcements
The 2019 National Association of Drug Court Professionals conference will offer training on critical topics for working with dually diagnosed clients, race and recidivism, violence risk screening and assessments, therapeutic alliance, and mental health courts.
This annual conference provides an opportunity for corrections professionals to network, hone leadership skills, and learn about emerging technologies in the field.
The program provides funding to help organizations that provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to youth, ages 16 to 24, including youth in foster care, youth involved in the criminal justice system, and/or those who are the child of an incarcerated parent.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding aimed at reducing crime and recidivism by helping state governments improve their capacity to set goals for their criminal justice systems, measure whether they are achieving them, and use those results to make data-driven policy decisions and allocate scarce resources effectively.
The forum will feature experts from around the United States who will discuss guiding principles and strategies for building the ideal juvenile justice system to support youth and families throughout every stage of the criminal justice process.
This request for proposals from the Rapoport Foundation seeks hands-on projects that experiment with new approaches to improving the lives of men and women leaving incarceration and rejoining the community, as well as projects that examine practices currently in use.
This annual conference provides an opportunity to learn how to develop or improve CIT programs as well as presents the latest research and best practices in CIT programs.
The annual conference will bring together participants from counties of all sizes to shape NACo’s federal policy agenda, share proven practices, and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
The grant program provides funding to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment.
This annual conference will bring people together to support the expansion of quality higher education in prison, discuss how to empower students in prison and after release, and to work to shape public discussion about education and incarceration.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding for probation and parole agencies to implement more effective practices to reduce recidivism and for a training and technical assistance provider to assist in developing a model for probation agencies to partner with other justice agencies to further mutual public safety goals.
This program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding to help states, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes identify assets and gaps in their reentry systems and develop capacity and partnerships to provide services that prevent recidivism, reduce crime, and improve public safety.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is designed to increase public safety and improve access to effective treatment for people with mental illnesses or co-occurring mental illnesses and substance addictions involved with the criminal justice system by facilitating collaboration among the criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health treatment, and substance addiction treatment systems.
The theme for this summer’s training institute is Passion, Courage, and Endurance: Transforming Community Corrections. It will offer a number of educational workshops and trainings, ranging from topics in behavioral health, community supervision, pretrial supervision, juvenile justice, reentry, workplace safety, and more.
The International Community Corrections Association and the National Criminal Justice Association will host a conference that showcases programs, research, and policies aimed at helping justice practitioners, researchers, and decision makers move the criminal justice system forward.
The 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management’s international conference will examine new and emerging global challenges that warrant pragmatic and evidence-informed policy responses, including criminal justice and employment.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering training to criminal justice professionals and government contractors. The NIC will provide qualified facilitator trainers at no cost while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that $53 million in grants will be awarded to 45 jurisdictions under the Second Chance Act program in FY 2015. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 700 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states since 2008.
A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced on Thursday, Sept. 10, legislation that would allow people who were formerly involved with the criminal justice system to apply for federal jobs without disclosing previous criminal history until the final stages of hiring.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.
This brief from the National Association of Counties provides an overview of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on county jail systems across the country, particularly with the suspension and termination of Medicaid coverage.
The Collateral Consequences Resource Center launched in the fall of 2014 provides news and commentary about developments in courts and legislatures, practice and advocacy resources, and information about how to obtain relief from collateral consequences in various jurisdictions.
Understanding and addressing challenges associated with putting people with criminal records on pathways to employment requires a two-way dialogue between business leaders and government officials.