May

18

Responding to the 2022 Solicitation for Connect and Protect Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses

Past Event
May 18, 2022, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm , Eastern

Hosted by The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center will review the FY22 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses Solicitation application process. This grant program will provide an anticipated 27 awards in the amount of $550,000 each to city or township governments, county governments, federally recognized Native American Tribal governments, state-controlled institutions of higher education, state governments, and mental health agencies for a 36-month project. The program will support law enforcement-behavioral health cross-system collaboration that targets preliminary qualified people convicted of offenses and promotes public safety and public health to improve responses and outcomes for people with mental health conditions and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs). 

 

Speakers: 

  • Maria Fryer, Program Analyst (Policy Advisor), BJA 
  • Nikisha Love, State Policy Advisor for JMHCP, BJA 
  • Tammy Lovill, State Policy Advisor for Substance Abuse and Mental Health, BJA  
  • Demetrius Thomas, Deputy Program Director, Behavioral Health, CSG Justice Center 

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