Category: juvenile justice

[Apply Now] Research and Evaluation on Gangs and Gang Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce gang activity, violence, and victimization in the United States. Gangs and gang members are responsible for a large amount of crime and violence in many localities; …

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[Apply Now] Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is accepting applications for FY 2019 Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success grants. The purpose of this grant program is to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance addiction and its related problems while strengthening prevention capacity and infrastructure at …

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10th Annual School Resource Officer Training Conference

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College will host a training conference for law enforcement and school personnel on the theme of “Protecting Our Children Through Prevention and Response.” The training will address school violence and youth victimization concerns through the use of crime prevention and response strategies, and will examine the impacts …

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[Apply Now] Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for FY 2019 Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (short title: System of Care [SOC] Expansion and Sustainability Grants). The purpose of this program is to improve …

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[Apply Now] Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health Grant Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for its FY 2019 Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health Grant Program (Short Title: Project LAUNCH). The purpose of this program is to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to 8 years of age, by addressing …

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[Apply Now] 2019 Youth in Custody Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) is seeking applications for its 2019 Youth in Custody Certificate Program, which will be held at Georgetown University on July 22–26, 2019. The training is designed to help leaders implement or accelerate systemic change to improve outcomes for youth in custodial settings. As part of the program, participants are required to …

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Register for Webinar: Family Reentry Meetings and Family Transition Meetings for Juveniles and Adults

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Family Reentry Meetings and Family Transition Meetings are designed for those coming home from incarceration to meet with their family members to both reconcile their relationships and develop a detailed plan for their reentry. An individual can have a Family Transition Meeting at the beginning of serving a sentence, in which the family …

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Save the Date: 2019 Transforming Juvenile Probation Certificate Program

Through a partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and The Council of State Governments Justice Center, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) has announced the launch of a new certificate program focused on transforming juvenile probation policy and practice. Reflecting the principles and practices outlined in the Transforming Juvenile Probation and Transforming Juvenile …

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2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

The 2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice, led by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, will provide an opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system to discover new and improved practices, share cutting-edge research, and explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in …

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Apply Now: Policy Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH)–A Young Adult Mental Health Policy and Systems Change Initiative

This RFP from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), funded by the Kresge Foundation, offers state and local agencies and system leaders in mental health, health, human services, youth, and aligned sectors an opportunity to partner with experts around the country to advance policies that support transformation and healing for transition-age youth (ages …

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