This program provides funding to promote and expand services for incarcerated parents and their minor children younger than 18, and provide services to children of incarcerated parents gain more access to services that support their needs.
The program provides funding for rigorous research to examine initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs to reduce recidivism.
This webinar will discuss how those returning home from incarceration can arrange to meet with family members to both reconcile their relationships and to develop a detailed plan for their reentry.
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.
This grant program is inviting proposals from states, localities, and federally recognized tribal jurisdictions to serve as models for probation and/or parole partnerships with law enforcement and/or prosecuting agencies to reduce violent crime and recidivism among people under supervision.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is now soliciting applications from experienced trainers (individuals) who are interested in developing their capacity to provide trauma-informed training in their local agencies/communities.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center’s learning collaboratives will bring together local teams for an intensive learning, strategic planning, and implementation development process that will address local issues and needs within a behavioral health-related topic area.
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.
The conference will bring together over 1,500 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and their residents.
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 conference will offer presentations pertaining to forensic mental health that are relevant to those who are working with people who have mental illnesses involved in the criminal justice system.
The conference will focus on drugs, crime, and reentry, bringing together hundreds of people from around the country together to explore the latest advancements and issues in the treatment and recovery of justice-involved people with behavioral health needs.
The program provides funding to aid federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia in developing comprehensive and coordinated approaches to public safety and victimization.
The 2019 Winter Training Institute will provide an interactive learning experience under the theme “A Nation in Crisis: Addressing Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health in our Community.”
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.
This online resource provides volunteers, agencies, and other practitioners working to integrate CoSA models in their communities with the strategies, tools, and resources needed to implement the relevant practices supported by research.
Top officials from every state contributed to the research effort that culminated in these workbooks, which were developed to provide a framework for discussions that took place at the 50-State Summit on Public Safety held in November 2017 in Washington, DC.
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.