This webinar features presenters who 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.
- 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 provides an overview of the San Joaquin County program and discuss the program’s processes in three key areas: (1) interagency collaboration and information sharing; (2) staff training; and (3) screening and assessment as part of their collaborative comprehensive case plan process.
The presenters explain how the Clean Slate Clearinghouse works and offer tips to journalists on how to use the site’s searchable database of state criminal record clearance policies to inform their reporting; they also discuss how to effectively report on people who have criminal records and the policies that deal with clearance.
The National Asian Peace Officers’ Association (NAPOA) annual training symposium and exposition will highlight the founding fathers and the history of NAPOA.
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.
Funding under this grant program can be used by states to develop or supplement existing training and/or professional development that is tailored to the unique needs and challenges related to juvenile prosecution.
The bipartisan Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce voted on December 5 to adopt a set of policy options developed to address issues in the state’s criminal justice system.
In this video clip, members of the West Virginia Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary receive an update on implementation of the Justice Reinvestment Act during August interim meetings in Bridgeport, West Virginia.
This video from the National Institute of Justice features the findings of Dr. Scott Decker, Director of the Arizona State University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, who studied the impact of having criminal record on finding employment.