This year’s summit will offer workshops on an array of topics, such as how to make programmatic changes based on research and data, collective impact in the mentoring field, and mentoring youth who have mental illnesses.
Since 1988, this annual conference has been a leader in promoting the development of the research base essential to improved service systems for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families, including youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
Jurisdictions are invited to apply for this unique training and technical assistance opportunity to use data-driven and research-informed approaches to examine and address factors contributing to length of stay for youth in post-adjudication placement and strengthen policies and practices affecting length of stay for youth.
The National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs annual conference will delve into complex care ecosystems that exist across the country and explore how collaboration is foundational to this work.
The institute, designed for community corrections professionals, provides participants with a fundamental understanding of competencies critical to successful development as leaders in their field.
Participants will learn about trends in litigation and legislative reforms related to access to medication to treat opioid addiction and how to develop, fund, and implement best practices in their own communities to improve outcomes for people with opioid addictions.
This training and technical assistance conference is the second annual conferences devoted to the development and support of pre-arrest deflection efforts across the United States, as well as to the promotion of strategies to build the treatment and fund capacity to sustain them.
The grant program will assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance.
The symposium will feature training as well as the opportunity to network and share innovative approaches being implemented in juvenile justice systems throughout the country.
The conference will include topics that address contemporary or emerging issues confronting the law enforcement profession and leaders of law enforcement agencies.
The conference will provide culturally appropriate continuing legal education to tribal judges, peacemakers, and court personnel.
The conference will offer information on teen, peer, youth, and student court and jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting.
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.
This 44-hour training experience will prepare participants to deliver the Thinking for a Change program to incarcerated people.
The conference will be devoted to the development and support of pre-arrest diversion efforts across the United States, and building the treatment and funding capacity to sustain them.
Stepping Up recently premiered an animated video describing how counties can collect accurate, accessible data on the number of people entering their jails who have mental illnesses, a critical first step for making measurable reductions to the prevalence of mental illness in jails.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.
A School Responder Model is a behavioral health response to school infractions that provides an alternative to exclusionary school discipline and justice system referral by addressing the root causes of behavior through community-based supervision.
The general fund budget was signed into law by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and will go into effect on October 1, 2016, bringing appropriations in FY2016 and FY2017 for justice reinvestment implementation to a total of more than $42 million.
Beginning in January 2017, the Stepping Up partners—The American Psychiatric Association Foundation, The National Association of Counties, and The Council of State Governments Justice Center—are launching a comprehensive approach to delivering technical assistance (TA) and facilitating communication among counties to move their initiatives forward.