FY2021 Planning and Implementation Guide for JMHCP Connect and Protect
This guide from The Council of State Governments Justice Center is intended to support recipients of Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Connect and Protect grants administered by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. The guide is not intended to serve as a step-by-step blueprint, but rather to foster discussion on best practices, identify considerations for your collaborative effort, and help you work through key decisions and implementation challenges.
The planning and implementation guide is tailored to support grantees in developing and refining their law enforcement and mental health initiatives to improve outcomes for people with mental health conditions and/or co-occurring substance use disorders.
Fifteen years after its inception, the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) continues to support initiatives across…Read More
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The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center invites you to apply to receive free intensive training and technical assistance (TA) through the Law Enforcement-Mental Health Collaboration Support Center. With support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, this TA opportunity will take place through August 2022 and will involve a minimum of five formal TA contacts. These will be developed in coordination between the site receiving assistance and its CSG Justice Center TA provider. TA can include, but is not limited to, focus-group facilitation with stakeholders such as community partners, virtual or in-person training, consultation with national experts on police-mental health collaboration (PMHC) issue areas, policy review, and peer connections.Read More
The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center will host a four-session virtual Community of Practice (CoP) focused on the state’s role in supporting local efforts to reduce the number of people with behavioral health needs in the criminal justice systemRead More