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National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

National Reentry Resource Center Announcements

[Apply Now] Prison Research and Innovation Network

[Apply Now] Prison Research and Innovation Network

The Prison Research and Innovation Network will be a community of practice for state departments of corrections interested in leveraging research, data, and evidence to inspire improvements in prison environments.

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

The grant program will assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance.

2019 Global Youth Justice Conference

2019 Global Youth Justice Conference

The conference will offer information on teen, peer, youth, and student court and jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting.

[Register for Webinar] Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations

[Register for Webinar] Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations

During this webinar, participants will learn about the integration of social learning and/or cognitive behavioral approaches, as well as other-risk reduction strategies, in employment program models. These lessons are especially useful for corrections and workforce development administrators and practitioners as well as community-based reentry service providers who are interested in improving employment outcomes for people assessed as being at a moderate to high risk of reoffending.

[Apply Now] Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

[Apply Now] Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, The Council of State Governments Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites in the Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism program.

2019 CIT International Conference

2019 CIT International Conference

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.

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

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.

American Probation and Parole Association 44th Annual Training Institute

American Probation and Parole Association 44th Annual Training Institute

This summer’s training institute, which focuses on the theme of “Passion, Courage, and Endurance: Transforming Community Corrections,” 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.

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

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.

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

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.

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

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.

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

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.