Category: training opportunity

Online Course: Ten Steps to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism

The American Probation and Parole Association has released an online course designed in partnership with the National Reentry Resource Center. Based on A Ten-Step Guide to Transforming Probation Departments to Reduce Recidivism, the course provides a ten-step action plan to help a probation department visualize transformation of its practices from beginning to end, and to align it with …

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Twenty-Second Global Youth Justice Training Conference

The 22nd Global Youth Justice Training will provide information about teen, peer, youth, student, court, and peer jury diversion programs. These programs are volunteer-driven youth 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 training sessions on topics including grant writing …

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Crisis Awareness, Intervention and De-Escalation Training for Tribal Partners

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College and the Lummi Nation will host a training conference that examines common issues faced by law enforcement and service providers when encountering a person in crisis. Participants will: review methods to prevent or intervene in a crisis situation in which mental illness is a …

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Thinking for a Change Facilitator Training

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) will offer six regional Thinking for a Change (T4C) training programs in FY 2019. This 44-hour training experience prepares participants to deliver the T4C program to incarcerated people. The course has been designed as a blended learning experience and the training includes three elements: six live online training events with instructors; independent study and practice assignments; …

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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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Second Annual Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative Training Conference

The Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative (PTACC) training and technical assistance conference is the second of two annual conferences devoted to the development and support of pre-arrest diversion (PAD) efforts across the United States, and the building of treatment and funding capacity to sustain them. The first year featured workforce development for more than 30 jurisdictions from …

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Register for Training: Improving Youth Interactions through Fair and Impartial Justice

The National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a training about merging local youth and justice data, local alternative intervention and prevention initiatives, and national efforts with the goal of improving youth interactions with the justice system. The training will focus on understanding the history of disproportionality and disparity and its …

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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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