Category: Tribal Affairs

Apply Now: Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2019 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts. The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder treatment services—which include recovery support services, screening, …

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16th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will host the 16th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. The theme of the conference is “Braiding Strength, Hope, and Healing for the Path Forward.” The purpose of the conference is to bring together Native American victims, victim advocates, tribal leaders, victim …

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49th Annual National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel Conference

The 2018 National Tribal Judicial and Court Personnel conference, hosted by the National American Indian Court Judges Association, will provide quality culturally-appropriate continuing legal education to more than 200 tribal judges, peacemakers, and court personnel. Participants will learn about major recent court decisions and legislation, as well as emerging practices that improve the quality of tribal justice administration while maintaining fidelity to tribal traditions, …

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Tribal Probation Academy Training

The Tribal Probation Academy (TPA), hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the American Probation and Parole Association, will offer training sessions that will take place over three separate weeks from October 15–19, November 12–16, and December 10–14. The TPA is designed to provide comprehensive training to entry-level justice system personnel who are affiliated with …

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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 will host a training 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 factor, including de-escalation and communication techniques. They …

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Apply Now: Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for funding through the Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program, which will provide resources and coordination to increase the ability of American Indian and/or Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities to provide comprehensive and culturally appropriate services to crime victims, …

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Apply Now: Supporting Tribal Youth—Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development program. The program aims to (1) provide training and technical assistance to all federally recognized tribes around juvenile justice issues, including intensive support to …

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2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association and the IJIS Institute, the 2018 National Forum on Criminal Justice will showcase programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. Workshops will feature promising and innovative programs and strategies to address crime around the …

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Apply Now: Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ) program. Eligible applicants are limited to Native American tribal governments that have jurisdiction over Indian Country. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 included a provision …

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Apply Now: Tribal Corrections Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications from organizations to deliver training and technical assistance (TTA) on strategies to strengthen tribal correctional system capacity to enhance public safety and facilitate successful community reintegration efforts. The TTA provider must offer tribal jurisdictions assistance to plan, implement, or enhance community supervision practices and reentry programming …

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