Apply Now: “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” Train-the-Trainer Events

SAMHSA GAINS centerThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is seeking applications for a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to teach local trainers to deliver its “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” training program.

This training program primarily serves community-based criminal justice system professionals, including law enforcement, community corrections (probation, parole, and pretrial services), and court personnel, as well as human service providers that serve adult justice-involved populations. Special consideration will be given to applications that demonstrate inclusion of trainers who work with drug court and/or reentry program staff. The GAINS Center will offer the TTT events free of charge to selected communities between March and August of 2019.

View the solicitation for further details about the application process and selection criteria. Applications are due by December 21.