The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy is now accepting applications for its 2015 Multi-System Integration Certificate Program. The weeklong program, held October 29–November 4, is designed for professionals who want to learn how to improve outcomes for youth who are involved in multiple systems of care, particularly juvenile justice and child welfare systems, by improving systems collaboration.
The U.S. Department of Labor is now accepting applications for Workforce Innovation Fund grants to promote system reforms and innovations that facilitate cooperation across programs to improve employment outcomes, cost effectiveness, and delivery of customer-centered services to job seekers, youth, and employers.
These grants will provide funding to community-based, pre- and post-release programs and services that serve fathers who are transitioning from incarceration to their communities.
The solicitation seeks to fund efforts that are designed to help fathers establish or strengthen relationships with their children, improve economic stability for fathers and their families, and improve and support healthy relationships through education and activities.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is now accepting applications from states interested in establishing certified community behavioral health clinics; creating prospective payment systems; and preparing an application to participate in a two-year demonstration program.
The purpose of this program is to establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services through the colocation of primary and specialty care medical services in community-based behavioral health settings.
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.