Reentry Announcements

Reentry Announcements

[Register for Webinar] Innovative Programming for Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

[Register for Webinar] Innovative Programming for Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

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.

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

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.

[Apply Now]  A National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative to Improve Law Enforcement-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

[Apply Now] A National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative to Improve Law Enforcement-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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.

[Apply Now] Project Safe Neighborhoods Program

[Apply Now] Project Safe Neighborhoods Program

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.

[Apply Now] Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities

[Apply Now] Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities

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.

[Apply Now] Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

[Apply Now] Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

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.

American Probation and Parole Association 44th Annual Training Institute

American Probation and Parole Association 44th Annual Training Institute

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.

Coalition for Juvenile Justice National Conference

Coalition for Juvenile Justice National Conference

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.”

[Apply Now] Coordinated Assistance to States Program

[Apply Now] Coordinated Assistance to States Program

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.

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-based Adult Reentry Program

[Apply Now] Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-based Adult Reentry Program

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.

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

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.

American Jail Association 38th Annual Conference and Jail Expo

American Jail Association 38th Annual Conference and Jail Expo

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.

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

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.

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

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.

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

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.

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launched

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.