The program provides funding for grants that work to implement measures meant to achieve reductions in pretrial misconduct and postconviction risk of reoffending.
The initiative will fund sites to develop a data-driven, coordinated response to identify and address challenges resulting from opioid addiction that impact youth and community safety.
The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College will host a training that examines common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis, such as how to intervene in a situation in which mental illness is a factor, including using de-escalation and communication techniques.
The program’s focus is to ensure students fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain a Drug Addiction Treatment Act waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based settings.
The grant provides funding aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women and girls through workforce and vocational skill development, financial literacy education, and entrepreneurship.
The program provides funding to support research designed to build, test, and increase understanding of approaches to reducing inequality in youth outcomes on the basis of race, ethnicity, economic standing, or immigrant origin status.
The program provides funding for rigorous research to examine initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs to reduce recidivism.
Serving Safely is a national initiative designed to improve interactions between police and persons affected by mental illnesses and developmental disabilities.
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.
This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm among youth involved the justice system.