Category: JMHCP

Responding to the 2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Solicitation

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and The Council of State Governments Justice Center review the FY2019 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program application process. This grant …

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Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2019 Solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Time: 1–2 p.m. ET  In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and The Council of State Governments Justice Center will review …

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How One Agency Is Decriminalizing Mental Illness, Saving Money and Bettering Lives

PoliceOne.com By Val Van Brocklin THE PROBLEM Reach Out’s goal is to reduce involvement in the justice system by people with mental health issues and substance use disorders. I asked Sheriff Mascher what sparked his interest in such a challenge. “My community,” he replied. About five years ago, he was working on a voter issue to extend a …

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2018 JMHCP Category 1 Grantee Orientation

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. Download a PDF of the presentation. In this webinar, CSG Justice Center staff explain the training and technical assistance opportunities and resources available to FY18 JMHCP grantees. Source: JusticeCenter

Alamance County (NC) ‘Steps up’ to Reduce Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jail

By CSG Justice Center Staff In his four decades in law enforcement Kirk Puckett, director of community relations for the Alamance County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Department, has seen a sea change in the way that police interact with people who have mental illnesses in the criminal justice system. “It used to be that police had …

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Outagamie Mental Health Court Celebrates Six Years of Cross-System Collaboration Benefitting Participants, Community

By Elizabeth Fleming and Ashleigh Fryer, CSG Justice Center staff By the time Beth was sentenced to one month in the Outagamie County (WI) Jail in January 2016, she had been cycling in and out of the system for more than 12 years. Most of her charges over the years related to shoplifting, fraud, and …

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Responding to the 2018 Solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the CSG Justice Center review the FY2018 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program grant application process. This …

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Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 Solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, May 8 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET In this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the CSG Justice Center will review the FY2018 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration …

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Apply Now: Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). JMHCP grants support public safety and violence reduction through service partnerships that enhance and improve law enforcement responses to people with mental illnesses or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders who come into contact …

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2017 JMHCP Category 3 Implementation & Expansion Grantee Orientation

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. In this webinar, CSG Justice Center staff explain the training and technical assistance opportunities and resources available to FY17 JMHCP Category 3 Implementation & Expansion grantees. Source: JusticeCenter