In this webinar Leigh Ann Davis, director of the National Center on Criminal Justice & Disability, will discuss the differences and similarities between various kinds of behavioral health diagnoses and intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD), how to identify someone with I/DD, and tips for to work more effectively with people with I/DD in correctional settings.
The certificate program will provide training focused on effective policy and practice reforms that promote positive youth development and take a holistic approach to addressing the needs of LGBTQ youth in child-serving systems.
The certificate program will provide training focused on effective policy and practice reforms that promote reform at key juvenile justice system decision points, including arrest, referral, diversion, detention, disposition, and post-disposition.
This webinar features presenters who will discuss the best ways to empower people who have criminal records to tell their stories and how to use these stories to advocate for policy change.
This grant program supports the development and implementation of comprehensive and collaborative reentry strategies to reduce recidivism among people reentering the community who are at medium to high risk for recidivating and to improve public safety.
The program aims to provide support to organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with active chapters, subawardees, and/or other mentoring organizations. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types of mentoring services for at-risk and high-risk youth populations.
The forum will showcase programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues.
The Fellowship aims to harness the power of writers and writing in bearing witness to the societal consequences of mass incarceration by capturing and sharing the stories of incarcerated individuals, their families, communities, and the wider impact of the criminal justice system.
The program provides funding for rigorous research to examine initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs to reduce recidivism.
This grant program will provide funding for strategic planning grants to replicate the framework developed in the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies pilot project.
The focus of this grant program is to provide standardized screening and assessment; collaborative comprehensive case management; and pre- and post-release programming that address criminogenic risk and needs, including mental illness and substance abuse.
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.
The inaugural Palm Beach County Inspiring Change Reentry Summit will allow leaders who are committed to criminal justice system reform the opportunity to share best practices and identify opportunities to collaborate on solutions.
As part of the American Probation and Parole Association’s 43rd Annual Training Institute, the CSG Justice Center will partner with other leading organizations to host a symposium on the future of juvenile community supervision.
This year’s APPA conference will focus on the latest research and the most critical issues facing community corrections professionals by offering a number of educational workshops and trainings, ranging from topics in behavioral health treatment, community supervision, pretrial supervision, juvenile justice, reentry, workplace safety, and more.
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.
This year’s IACP conference will include topics that address contemporary or emerging issues confronting the law enforcement profession and the leaders of law enforcement agencies.
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.