Category: Training

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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Forum on Criminal Justice: Moving Criminal Justice Forward through Research, Policy, and Practice

The International Community Corrections Association and the National Criminal Justice Association will host a conference that showcases programs, research, and policies aimed at helping justice practitioners, researchers, and decision makers move the criminal justice system forward through policy, practice, and research. For the first time, the 2019 forum will also host the annual Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) administrators meeting. RSAT administrators …

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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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2019 Course: Drugs in America Today—What Every Judge Needs to Know

With opiate addiction at epidemic levels in both urban and rural America, the National Judicial College has crafted a new course that focuses on the neurology of addiction with an emphasis on heroin and painkillers. This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the science behind addiction and will offer practical solutions for judges to …

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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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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: “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” Train-the-Trainer Events

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, is seeking applications for a series of Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events to teach local trainers to deliver its “How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses” training program. This training program primarily serves community-based criminal justice system professionals, …

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