During this webinar, FY 2013 SRR Planning Grantees were provided information on how to successfully complete the planning process, including submission of the Planning and Implementation (P&I) Guide, and were positioned to competitively apply for implementation funding.
NRRC Webinars and Video
The practice of neighborhood-based supervision allows parole officers to interact closely with parolees within their social environment, as well as with community organizations and residents, providing them with insight into the parolees’ susceptibility to negative influences in the neighborhood.
This webinar was offered to Second Chance Act mentoring grantees interested in learning strategies to fund and sustain their programs. Panelists discussed the elements of a successful sustainability plan, sources of funding for juvenile and adult programs, how to build effective collaborations, and effective uses of program data.
Presented in collaboration with Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities and the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network, this webinar discusses how jurisdictions can link multiple systems to increase participation and retention in community treatment.
Community corrections researchers and practitioners face many barriers when trying to implement evidence-based programs and practices in the field.
People involved with the criminal justice system experience high rates of communicable and chronic disease, as well as mental health and substance use disorders.
This webinar focused on the transition of juveniles from placement to community and on how community supervision and treatment providers can best support youth with behavioral health needs following release from out-of-home placement.
This webinar assists users in navigating the complexity of reentry research available on the What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse.
This webinar provides an overview of “learning organizations” and presents examples of organizations within the criminal justice community as well as in other related fields to illustrate specific evidence-based strategies and practices that improve outcomes.
This webinar focussed on the use of incentives and sanctions with individuals under community supervision, particularly those returning to their communities from prison.
Charged with supporting and providing technical assistance to problem-solving courts in their states, a group of state-level trainers came together last month for a train-the-trainer event on how to use Developing a Mental Health Court: An Interdisciplinary Curriculum—a free, online curriculum that offers research and best practices on designing and implementing mental health courts.
We have learned a tremendous amount in the last decade about how to best serve youth in the juvenile justice system.
by Elizabeth Seigle, Policy Analyst Over the past decade, state and local jurisdictions have been actively developing strategies to reduce both recidivism and spending in their juvenile justice systems. Many also seek to ensure that every youth who comes in […]
In May 2013, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signed into law Legislative Bill 561, a major reform bill aimed at improving the juvenile justice system in the state.
The What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse (the Clearinghouse) now includes new and updated research findings on the role of employment and education programs in improving reentry outcomes.
Over the past two months, juvenile justice stakeholders have convened summits across the country to advance the field, largely in partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative.
On Wednesday, November 13, 2013, the Second Chance Reauthorization Act was introduced in the Senate by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and in the House by Congressmen Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Howard Coble (R-NC), Bobby Scott (D-VA), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Spencer Bachus (R-AL) and Steve Chabot (R-OH).
As one of six Law Enforcement–Mental Health learning sites selected by the Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Madison (WI) Police Department’s Mental Health Liaison Program is an example of how community partners can collaborate to provide police services to people with mental illnesses.
The Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (DYS), in partnership with the Commonwealth Corporation and the Collaborative for Educational Services, hosted the first Annual DYS Youth Art Showcase at the Massachusetts State House on June 11, 2013.
Amy Solomon, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, participated in a symposium on “Health Behind Bars” in New York on October 21-22.