The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is now accepting applications for its Multi-System Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program, titled “Building an Infrastructure for Reform.” The program will assist multidisciplinary teams in developing a […]
The purpose of the program is to develop, enhance, and/or expand infrastructure and treatment service systems to individuals who experience chronic homelessness.
The program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
he grant focuses on developing community partnerships to assist law enforcement in locating and working with missing persons who have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias.
The program is designed to address underage drinking among people aged 12 to 20 and prescription drug use among people aged 12 to 25.
The purpose of this program is to improve mental health outcomes for children and youth—those who have serious emotional disturbances and are no more than 21 years old—and their families.
The U.S. Department of Labor is now accepting applications for this grant opportunity, which aims to provide employability skills to individuals incarcerated at local jails.
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.
The Smart Supervision program seeks to improve probation and parole success rates and reduce crime committed by those under probation and parole supervision, which would in turn reduce admissions to prisons and jails and save taxpayer dollars.
This position will be responsible for program and policy development and significant collaborative work with federal partners and the Federal Interagency Reentry Council.
The program is designed to improve the outcomes of adults who have co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders through increased screening, assessment, and programming during incarceration, and improved provision of appropriate, evidence-based services and treatment after release.
Competitive proposals will include creative approaches to reducing the state and federal prison population, reducing recidivism, and addressing racial disparities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for social and behavioral science research and program evaluations that address the effectiveness of programs, practices, and policies designed to reduce firearms violence.
The program will provide funding to states, territories, and tribes to improve treatment for adolescents and/or transitional-aged youth who have substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
The program will provide funding to states, territories, and tribes to develop a comprehensive strategic plan in order to improve treatment for youth ages 12–18, and/or transitional aged youth (ages 16–25) who have substance use disorders or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
The goal of the initiative is to develop knowledge about and evaluate innovative and data-driven strategies implemented by prosecutors.
analysis will help improve the understanding of intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking American Indian and Alaska Native population communities.
The program is seeking proposals that will study how criminal justice practitioners use research in their decision-making processes and how they implement evidence-based programs and practices.
The goals of the program are to improve knowledge and understanding of bias crime victimization through science, and to provide objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against victims of hate crime.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for funding for social and behavioral science research and evaluation related to justice system topics including policing, courts, and institutional and community corrections that are related directly to federal, state, local, or tribal criminal and juvenile justice policy and practice.
The U.S. Department of Justice is now accepting applications for funding for research projects involving researcher-practitioner partnerships that are either new or ongoing
The National Institute of Justice is now accepting applications for research in and evaluation of law enforcement’s use of COP technologies, as the first step in a longer-term research effort to understand, develop, and implement optimal COP technologies.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting applications for research— including the evaluation of promising practices—related to the investigation and adjudication of sexual assault on college campuses.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is now accepting applications to support a postdoctoral fellow in conducting original data collection and/or secondary data analyses on violence against women, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence, stalking, and teen dating violence.
This twofold initiative from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is focused on managing, enhancing, and strengthening the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and supporting the National Disaster Distress Helpline.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recently announced the Safety and Justice Challenge, an initial five-year $75 million investment to reduce over-incarceration by changing the way America thinks about and uses jails. Core to the Challenge is a competition that will fund 20 jurisdictions working to reduce incarceration and improve the way their local criminal justice systems function.
The intent of the program is to leverage state, local, or tribal subject matter expertise to assess areas of need and to develop strategies, tools, and policies in collaboration with BJA staff for the benefit of the criminal justice field.
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University‘s McCourt School of Public Policy is now accepting applications for the 2015 Youth in Custody Certificate Program. Designed for professionals in the juvenile justice field, this weeklong program helps participants build the skills and capacity to begin or accelerate systematic change and improve the outcomes of youth in custody.
This program is open to states, localities, and tribes interested in implementing or enhancing an SCF model of supervision. SCF approaches are designed to (a) improve supervision strategies that reduce recidivism; (b) promote and increase collaboration among agencies and officials who work in community corrections and related fields to enhance swift and certain sanctions; (c) enhance the perception of individuals involved with the justice system that the supervision decisions are fair, consistently applied, and consequences are transparent; and (d) improve the outcomes of individuals participating in the program.
The purpose of this program is to establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services through the colocation of primary and specialty care medical services in community-based behavioral health settings.
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 funding opportunity from the National Institute of Justice calls for research to (a) identify differences in correctional agency policies and practices across the United States regarding efforts to keeping contraband out of correctional facilities, and (b) measure the efficacy of these polices and practices.
The National Institute of Justice is now accepting applications for funding to conduct research to improve the understanding of the comparative value of data relevant to law enforcement agency operations.
The National Institute of Justice is now accepting applications for innovative doctoral dissertation research in STEM fields that is relevant to providing solutions to better ensure public safety, prevent and control crime, and ensure the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.
These planning awards will provide up to $100,000 in funding for a 12-month project period to state correctional agencies (state departments of corrections or community corrections) or State Administering Agencies (SAAs) to develop statewide recidivism reduction strategic plans.
“Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms” will assist state governments and federally recognized Indian tribes that can demonstrate substantial completion of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative model by cementing or amplifying the goals of their justice reinvestment reform efforts, and by deepening their investment in and commitment to use of data-driven decision making and evidence-based practices and programs.
Successful applicants will use the funds from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop registered apprenticeship programs that align with other post-secondary educational offerings and create pathways to long-term careers.
Up to ten pilot sites will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements in educational, employment, and other key outcomes for “disconnected” youth, who are defined as low-income youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are either homeless, in foster care, involved with the juvenile justice system, unemployed, unenrolled in school, or at risk of dropping out.
The institute, designed for community corrections professionals, provides participants with a fundamental understanding of leadership within corrections