The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, supports state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime by creating a training and technical assistance program that assesses and confronts violence in schools.
The conference will offer information on teen, peer, youth, student, court, and peer jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting.
The program will support multidisciplinary teams from state and local jurisdictions—including probation leadership, judges, attorneys, and other key stakeholders—to fundamentally rethink their system-wide approach to probation to increase public safety and improve youth outcomes.
This webinar will focus 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 explain how these jurisdictions developed partnerships with their Veterans Affairs resources and other entities in their criminal justice systems.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides funding for parole and probation agencies to help prevent recidivism and reduce crime through the use of principles underpinning the Hawaii Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program.
In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will review the FY19 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness application process.
This annual conference will bring people together to support the expansion of quality higher education in prison, discuss how to empower students in prison and after release, and to work to shape public discussion about education and incarceration.
The program provides funding to enhance existing drug courts or implement new ones for youth with substance addictions, particularly those related to opioid addictions, or youth who have co-occurring mental illnesses and substance addictions.
The program seeks to help sustain existing family drug courts or establish new ones, which serve parents who require treatment for substance addictions and are involved with the child welfare system.
The program provides funding to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, and implementation of promising practices related to peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs.