Category: training opportunity

Mental Health in the Correctional System: Making Choices for Safety & Well-Being Training

This training curriculum from the University of South Carolina College of Social Work was designed to offer essential, actionable information about mental health and mental illness to correctional officers and other safety-related correctional staff. It is context-based and offers practical suggestions and external resources to support staff and help them learn how to respond effectively to …

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Apply Now: 2019 Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) is seeking applications for its second Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice Certificate Program, which will be held March 25–29, 2019, at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. Due to an overwhelming response to its 2018 offering, CJJR added a second cohort to its annual program. In partnership with the Center for …

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The Guidance Center Releases Free Roll Call Mental Health Training Series for Police Departments Across the Country

By CSG Justice Center Staff Mental health calls are among the most complex calls for law enforcement officers to resolve when working in the field. To address some of the challenges officers face when taking these calls, The Guidance Center—a nonprofit child and family mental health service provider offering comprehensive mental health care to children …

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Register for Webinar: Training from A to E—Analysis to Evaluation

Hosted by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Learning Center This webinar will help agencies, trainers, curriculum designers, learning and performance professionals, leaders, and others involved in the corrections training profession from community corrections, jails, and prisons in both adult and juvenile justice settings learn about performance research and how it applies to corrections training, and will …

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NCTI Facilitator Certification Training to Deliver Cognitive Behavior Change Curricula

The American Probation and Parole Agency (APPA), in partnership with the National Curriculum and Training Institute (NCTI), is offering NCTI Facilitator Certification Training to Deliver Cognitive Behavior Change Curricula. The training addresses the importance of understanding individual learning styles for both youth and adults using activities, games, and small groups to enhance the learning process. This …

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Apply Now: FY 2019 Thinking For A Change Facilitator Training

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering Thinking For A Change (T4C) Facilitator Training for FY 2019 to qualified criminal justice professionals or qualifying government contractors. Through this host agency partnership, NIC provides qualified T4C facilitator trainers at no cost, while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support. This unique opportunity gives …

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Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance Conference

The Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance (VLEOA) Conference, hosted by the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC, will include sessions on topics such as implicit bias training, race in policing, and recruitment and retention. The MPD is the primary law enforcement agency for the nation’s capital and has approximately 3,850 sworn police officers and 650 civilian …

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20th Global Youth Justice Training Conference

The 20th Global Youth Justice Training will offer information on teen, peer, youth, student, court, and peer jury diversion programs, which are volunteer-driven youth justice and juvenile justice diversion programs that harness positive peer pressure in a peer judgment setting to help address antisocial, delinquent, and criminal behavior. There will be more than 20 training sessions …

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Register for Webinar: Family Connections in Correctional Facilities TTA Opportunity

Hosted by the Urban Institute and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and National Institute of Corrections Date: Tuesday, Aug. 28 Time: 1–2 p.m. ET The Urban Institute has collaborated with the National Institute of Corrections, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Community Works, and subject-matter experts to develop actionable, low-cost, high-impact model practices and activities …

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Apply Now: 2018–19 Beyond the Bars Fellowship

The Beyond the Bars Fellowship, housed within the Center for Justice at Columbia University, offers students and community members an interdisciplinary leadership development program to foster and deepen their identity, analysis, skills, and network with the goal of ending mass incarceration and creating a more just and safe world. Through seminars, workshops, and guest lecturers, …

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