Category: webinar

Register for Webinar: Best Practices for Successful Reentry for People with an Opioid Addiction

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, July 26 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET People leaving incarceration and returning to the community face significant challenges; those who also have an opioid addiction face even more, as they have a significantly higher …

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Register for Webinar: From Jail to Community Behavioral Health—Ensuring Continuity of Care

Hosted by the SAMHSA–HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Date: Monday, July 16 Time: 1–2:30 p.m. ET Approximately 20 percent of people in jails have a serious mental illness and 26 percent meet the threshold for serious psychological distress in the past 30 days. Adding to this concerning picture, people in jail have higher rates of numerous chronic health conditions …

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Register for Webinar: Best and Promising Practices in Integrating Reentry and Employment Interventions

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, July 17 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET Employment is an important aspect of successful reentry, however simply placing people returning home after incarceration in a job is not the ultimate solution to reducing recidivism …

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Register for Webinar: Opioid Addiction Screening and Assessment for People in the Criminal Justice System

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Time: 2:00–3:30 p.m. This webinar will focus on best practices for screening and assessment of people in the criminal justice system who have opioid addictions. Dr. Roger Peters of the …

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Register for Webinar: Understanding Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in People Involved with 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, June 21 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET The term “behavioral health” can be used to describe a number of presentations, symptoms, and needs. For example, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition …

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Empowering People with Criminal Records to Change Policy: A Legal Advocate’s Guide to Storytelling

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 20 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Storytelling is a vitally important way of delivering information and achieving results. This webinar features presenters who will …

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Webinar for Journalists: Reporting and Criminal Records–Considerations for Writing about People Who Have Criminal Histories

Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 13 Time: Noon–1 p.m. ET This webinar will discuss how reporters can utilize the Clean Slate Clearinghouse to understand the criminal record clearance …

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Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 SCA Innovations in Reentry Initiatives Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 6 Time: 2–3:30 p.m.ET During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center will explain the Innovations in Reentry Initiative …

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Register for Webinar: Lead Case Planner Webinar Series–How Community Supervision Agencies Can Develop and Implement Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 13 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET Many programs struggle to develop and maintain case plans that help their participants reduce their risk for recidivating and advance their goals for recovery. To address this …

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Register for Webinar: Reducing the Number of People with Mental Illnesses Booked into Jails

Four Key Measures Webinar Series Hosted by the National Association of Counties, with support from The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation Date: Thursday, June 7 Time: 2–3:15 p.m. ET The Stepping Up Six Questions framework encourages counties to focus their efforts on impacting one or more of the …

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