Category: webinar

[Register for Webinar] On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, Sept. 25 Time: 1–2 p.m. ET In 2019, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center partnered with the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators to conduct a 50-state survey on the provision of …

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[Register for Webinar] Using and Sharing Data Across Health, Human Services, and Justice Systems to Improve Responses for People Who Have Mental Illnesses

Hosted by the Stepping Up initiative and the Data-Driven Justice initiative  Counties across the country are building collaborative partnerships to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in their jails. Despite the progress that counties have made, they still face challenges with sharing information across multiple systems, limiting their success in identifying people involved in these …

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[Register for Webinar] Thinking for a Change: Expanding & Collaborating on a Cognitive Behavioral Program for Probation

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Learn how the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department successfully expanded its implementation of  Thinking for a Change (a cognitive behavioral intervention program with the National Institute of Corrections) through collaboration with external treatment providers who utilized Medicaid to pay for services. This webinar will focus on how they were able …

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[Register for Webinar] The Role of Staff Wellness in Retention

Hosted by the Performance-based Standards Learning Institute Excessive use of overtime, competing work demands, and high expectations regarding interacting with youth, can lead to burnout for juvenile justice direct care staff. This webinar will focus on the impact that staff wellness has on staff retention. Panelists will describe trauma and wellness, share strategies for maintaining a …

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[Register for Webinar] Risk-Need-Responsivity in Reentry: Effective Applications in Community Corrections

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center The Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) principles have applications that help criminal justice programs support individuals with behavioral health needs across the sequential intercepts, including reentry and community corrections. This webinar will offer information on how to incorporate RNR principles and use RNR tools in reentry and community corrections programming. Presenters will discuss how to apply RNR principles and …

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[Register for Webinar] Emergency Medical Services as Partners in Early Diversion Strategies

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation Emergency Medical Services can be essential partners in early diversion responses for individuals in crisis. This webinar will focus on the ways that fire departments and Emergency Medical Services can be partners with behavioral health providers and other first …

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[Register for Webinar] Strategies for Collaborative Early Diversion Encounters

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation Many early diversion strategies rely upon cooperation between law enforcement officers and mental health professionals to manage crisis encounters. However, on-scene cooperation depends on stakeholder collaboration and clear protocols for how to handle a variety of situations. This webinar …

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[Register for Webinar] Effective Early Diversion Follow-up/Engagement in Services

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation Many early diversion programs experience challenges around engaging individuals in services following the warm hand-off to mental health professionals. Early diversion programs have employed follow-up engagement strategies led by a variety of professionals, including law enforcement officers, emergency medical …

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[Register for Webinar] Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Time: 2-3:30 p.m. EST For the overwhelming majority of people in federal and state prisons who will eventually reenter the community, finding employment plays a critical role in preventing recidivism. …

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[Register for Webinar] Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: 10 Tips Law Enforcement Officers Need to Know

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Vera Institute of Justice Date: Thursday, July 18 Time: 1–2:15 p.m. ET Law enforcement officers frequently come in contact with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) but often do not receive specialized training on how to identify and interact with people …

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