The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center convened more than 400 practitioners, researchers, and public officials for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration (JMHCP) Program National Training and Technical Assistance Event, from February 9-11, 2011, to address the overrepresentation of people with mental illnesses in the criminal justice system.
The conference brought together past and present recipients of federal funding through the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP), a program directed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice. The conference connected front-line professionals with experts, peers, and mental health consumers who can provide guidance on maximizing their grant opportunities.
Fifteen years after its inception, the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) continues to support initiatives across…Read More
Fifteen years after its inception, the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program…Read More
After months of delays and negotiations, Congress recently approved a $1.5 trillion…Read More
The Council of State Governments Justice Center applauds members of the U.S.Read More
The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center will host a four-session virtual Community of Practice (CoP) focused on the state’s role in supporting local efforts to reduce the number of people with behavioral health needs in the criminal justice systemRead More
This week, U.S. Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA), Steve Chabot (R-OH), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Tom Emmer (R-MN) introduced the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Reauthorization Act to Congress.Read More