Category: Veterans

Innovative Programming for Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. Veterans who are incarcerated have unique needs for services, which often include behavioral health treatment. In response, some correctional facilities have developed programming tailored for veterans in …

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[Register for Webinar] Stepping Up 101: A Primer for Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists

Hosted by the National Association of Counties Date: Thursday, June 27 Time: 2–3:15 p.m. ET In jurisdictions across the country, veterans and people with mental illnesses who are incarcerated have unique service needs, and it can be difficult for correctional facilities to serve them effectively. This webinar will provide an overview of the crisis of …

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American Jail Association 38th Annual Conference and Jail Expo

The American Jail Association (AJA) Annual Conference and Jail Expo is the only national event that focuses exclusively on local jails and detention facilities. The conference will offer an educational conference with networking opportunities, professional development, and access to emerging jail technologies and products. Topics will include issues related to mental health; bail reform; comprehensive reentry …

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Apply Now: Statewide Consumer Network Program

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is seeking applications for FY 2019 Statewide Consumer Network Program grants. The purpose of the program is to improve efforts to address the needs of adults with serious mental illness (SMI) by developing and/or expanding peer support services, peer leadership, and peer …

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California Crisis Intervention Training Association Conference

The 2018 California Crisis Intervention Training Association (CACITA) conference is designed to promote collaboration and provide training for law enforcement and behavioral health professionals throughout California. CACITA works to raise public and stakeholder awareness through education and outreach, establishing and disseminating standards for developing, implementing, and sustaining crisis intervention training programs within the diverse communities …

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Register for Webinar: Myths, Realities, & Best Practices for Psychiatrists Treating Justice-Involved Populations in Community Care

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Policy Research Associates Date: Wednesday, September 12 Time: 11 a.m.—1 p.m. ET This webinar will explore the myths, realities, and best practices related to treating justice-involved populations, and also provide access to supplemental information on LGBTQ populations, transition-aged youth, co-occurring disorders, and veterans who are …

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Addressing the Needs of Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. This webinar provides an overview of national estimates of incarcerated veterans; explains components of the Veterans Health Administration’s veterans justice programs; expands awareness of the needs of veterans in the …

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Register for Webinar: Addressing the Needs of Veterans in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the CSG Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, April 26 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET This webinar will provide an overview of national estimates of incarcerated veterans; explain components of the Veterans Health Administration’s veterans justice programs; expand awareness of the needs of …

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