Category: event

Feb 02

Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Family Day Conference

The Addiction Policy Forum will host CARA Family Day, named after the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). It is an annual event that brings together families directly affected by addiction from all over the United States to advocate on behalf of addiction resources and raise awareness to help end the stigma surrounding substance use disorders. Date: April 24–25 …

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Nov 29

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2018 Conference on Juvenile Justice

The 2018 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges conference will provide an educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system to explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth …

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Sep 21

Celebrate Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning

Jobs for the Future will kick off National Apprenticeship week and formally launch its Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning at a luncheon with national and international leaders in the field. The event will celebrate the history of the expanding movement to support apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning in mainstream workforce development and talent solutions for …

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Aug 21

Register for Webinar: Implementing Change—Working to Address the Intersections of Juvenile Justice and Youth Homelessness

Hosted by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) A growing number of communities are working to ensure that young people do not experience homelessness as a result of involvement with the justice system, and that similarly, they do not come in to contact with the system because they are experiencing homelessness. On any given night …

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Jun 07

Register for Webinar: Alternatives to Incarceration for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

Hosted by the Addiction Policy Forum For at least the last decade, criminal justice policymakers and practitioners have been testing alternatives to incarceration as a way to ease jail overcrowding, meet the needs of people in mental health crises, provide access to services for a variety of behavioral health needs, and keep families intact. This …

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May 01

Register for Webinar: From the Correctional System to the Workforce—How State Policies Can Support Re-Entry

Hosted by the National Skills Coalition In this webinar, presenters from the National Skills Coalition, the CSG Justice Center, the Center for Employment Opportunities, and Washburn Tech University will discuss opportunities for supporting people with criminal records under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The webinar will include examples of how states have incorporated …

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May 01

Second Chance Summit: Seattle

Hosted by Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation Focusing on employment for people with criminal records, this event will feature testimonials from employers and employees, as well as interactive panel discussions on topics such as getting leadership buy-in for employing people with criminal records; common misconceptions about employing and insuring people with criminal backgrounds; and best practices in hiring. …

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Apr 04

Apply Now: Assisted Outpatient Treatment Training Opportunities

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is sponsoring three upcoming training sessions for people working in community mental health who are interested in launching and operating an assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) program. AOT is a court-ordered treatment program that focuses on community integration and recovery for people who are assessed as being high-risk and …

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Apr 04

Register for Webinar: Building a Community Collaborative—Interventions that Link Healthcare Providers, CBOs, and the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by Health Management Associates People who have chronic health conditions or mental health and substance use disorders, and are in the criminal justice system, are among the highest cost utilizers of the healthcare system. A multi-pronged Community Collaborative approach can ensure evidence-based interventions that identify and effectively treat high utilizers — helping to keep them …

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