This webinar will focus on the programming developed specifically for veterans in two jurisdictions—the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office in Massachusetts and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department in California—and explain how these jurisdictions developed partnerships with their Veterans Affairs resources and other entities in their criminal justice systems.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding for parole and probation agencies to help prevent recidivism and reduce crime through the use of principles underpinning the Hawaii Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program.
In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will review the FY19 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness application process.
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 training and technical assistance to law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies, along with their partner mental health and substance addiction authorities, to improve responses and reduce crime and recidivism for people who have mental illnesses as well as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, funds training and technical assistance for providers to support the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program and the Justice and Mental Health State-Based Capacity Building Program.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, enhances the capacity of local and tribal communities to effectively reduce violent crime in distressed neighborhoods through collaborative approaches.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding to combat violent crime and make communities safer through a comprehensive approach to public safety.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding and may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for a variety of criminal justice initiatives.
The program provides funding for the purpose of strategic planning and implementation of juvenile reentry projects to provide comprehensive reentry services before, during, and after release from confinement.
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, provides funding to improve access to and delivery of standardized screening and assessment, collaborative comprehensive case management, and pre- and post-release programming that address criminogenic risk and needs, including mental illnesses and substance addictions.
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 program will provide training to help school and district staff, court professionals, law enforcement, and child-serving leaders address the needs of youth involved in—or at risk of entering—the juvenile justice system.
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.
This year’s conference will focus on the latest research, developments, and challenges facing the field of juvenile justice today with the theme of “Bridging the Gap: Improving Outcomes for all Youth.”
The program will provide states and communities with coordinated resources, training, and technical assistance to assist in the planning, establishing, operating, coordinating, and assessing of delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice systems improvement projects.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking grant applications from community- and faith-based organizations and Native American tribes interested in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities after incarceration, particularly through reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, law enforcement, and other reentry service providers.
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.
This course will focus on the neurology of addiction and will offer practical solutions for judges to manage all case types affected by drug addiction so they can find ways to effectively deal with these issues to help reduce recidivism.
The program will provide participating jurisdictional teams with training and intensive technical assistance designed to reorient and restructure fundamental juvenile probation/parole policies and practices in order to improve outcomes for youth and communities.
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.
This conference is the only national event that focuses exclusively on local jails and detention facilities. Topics this year will include issues related to mental health; bail reform; comprehensive reentry for people with opioid addictions; trauma-informed training; and caring for veterans.
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.