Built on evidence-based principles, this training curriculum supports law enforcement and other service providers in fostering strong community relationships, enhancing interactions with youth, and creating effective interventions.
The conference will gather some of the nation’s most innovative policymakers and program leaders for a daylong conversation about how to build a more just system and how to welcome people returning from prison back into their communities.
The conference will provide a forum for researchers, clinicians, administrators, educators, policymakers, and grant funding leaders to network, share evidence, and learn about emerging research and relevant policy updates in the field of correctional health care.
This webinar from the SAMHSA GAINS Center will provide an overview of recently released best practice standards for family treatment courts standards and how programs and courts can begin to implement them.
This webinar hosted by the SAMHSA GAINS Center will present ways to incorporate telemedicine into treatment programming for substance addictions and mental illnesses, including how to expand access to medication-assisted treatment using telemedicine.
The non-competitive awards program seeks to recognize innovative county government programs, including those that focus on improving public safety systems, justice systems, community crime prevention, and crisis intervention.
The SAMHSA GAINS Center is soliciting applications from communities interested in developing a capacity to provide trauma-informed training.
The purpose of this grant program is to support randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of social programs in any area of U.S. policy, including criminal justice initiatives, for which the funding agency will fund the RCT and the government or another entity will fund the program’s delivery.
The annual meeting will provide relevant, timely, and thought-provoking educational sessions and offer attendees the opportunity to learn, grow, and network.
This webinar will help attendees learn how to develop their own team from the ground up, covering topics such as the building blocks of police homeless outreach and leveraging community partnerships to end homelessness.
The conference will offer hundreds of workshops, meetings, and events where attendees can learn and network.
The training institute will provide an interactive learning experience for professionals involved in the community corrections, juvenile justice, and treatment professions.
The foundation provides funding for projects that support the core values of racial equity, economic well-being, and fundamental fairness for all.
This webinar will explore ways communities can better support young people who find themselves at the intersections of youth homelessness and juvenile justice.
This year’s summit will offer workshops on an array of topics, such as how to make programmatic changes based on research and data, collective impact in the mentoring field, and mentoring youth who have mental illnesses.
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.