Health care is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the country, with the demand for qualified workers greatly exceeding supply in many areas. But people who have criminal records are often unable to enter or advance within this relatively high-paying sector due to a complex web of legal barriers that make jobs and licenses difficult or impossible to obtain. This webinar separates the myths from the facts about these barriers in order to develop a better understanding of the true scope and impact of employment-related collateral consequences in the health care sector.
- Practical Considerations Related to Release and Sentencing for Defendants Who Have Behavioral Health Needs: A Judicial Guide
- Supporting People with Serious Mental Illnesses and Reducing Their Risk of Contact with the Criminal Justice System
- Mental Health Court Learning Site Snapshot: Ramsey County, Minnesota
This webinar focusses 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 explains how these jurisdictions developed partnerships with their Veterans Affairs resources and other entities in their criminal justice systems.
This webinar explains the research and track record of reform efforts underpinning the IOYouth approach as well as discusses why conducting a comprehensive review of system-wide policies and expenditures is critical to protecting public safety and efficient resource allocation.
The program aims to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the opioid epidemic and to expand upon existing or establish new programs to provide services to children and youth who are victimized as the result of the opioid crisis.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Delta Regional Authority, recently announced the availability of up to $29.2 million to fund dislocated worker demonstration projects. This Workforce Opportunity for […]
The 2019 National Association of Drug Court Professionals conference will offer training on critical topics for working with dually diagnosed clients, race and recidivism, violence risk screening and assessments, therapeutic alliance, and mental health courts.
Learn how the National Reentry Resource Center can help weave the numerous threads of successful reentry together to promote safety, collaboration, and second chances. Follow us on social media with the hashtag #ReentryMatters.
It’s widely known that jails and prisons can be violent and stressful places to work. But the well-being of corrections officers has rarely been the subject of formal study.
The CSG Justice Center has released an updated version of the 50-State Report on Public Safety that includes 2017 crime and arrest data. The report is a web-based resource that combines extensive data analyses, case studies and recommended strategies from all 50 states to help policymakers address their state’s specific public safety challenges.