Category: webinar

[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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[Register for Webinar] Protecting against Stress & Trauma: Research Lessons for Law Enforcement

Hosted by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) At this Research for the Real-World seminar, NIJ will bring together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. Participants can register to attend …

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[Register for Webinar] The Role of the Criminal Justice System in Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) GAINS Center First-episode psychosis (FEP) is the first onset of a condition affecting a person’s thoughts and perceptions, which sometimes results in a mental health crisis. People experiencing a first episode of psychosis are highly likely to interact with the justice system, which often …

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[Register for Webinar] The Behavioral Health Needs Framework and Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans

Hosted by The Council of State Governments with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. Date: June 20, 2019 Time: 2:00-3:30pm In response to challenges faced by jurisdictions across the country in developing case plans that balance criminogenic and behavioral health needs, The Council of State Governments Justice Center developed …

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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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[Register for Webinar] Facts and Myths: Health Care Employment Opportunities for People with Criminal Records

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, June 18 Time: 1–2 p.m. ET Health care is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the country, with the demand for qualified workers greatly exceeding supply in many areas. But people who …

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[Register for Webinar] Improving Practice and Outcomes for LGBTQI Youth

Hosted by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators Date: Tuesday, June 11 Time: 4–5 p.m. ET This webinar will focus on implementing policies in the juvenile justice system that will improve outcomes for LGBTQI youth. Presenters: Samantha A. Wilson, Youth and Staff Safety Coordinator / PREA Coordinator, Colorado Division of Youth Services Anders Jacobson, Director …

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[Register for Webinar] Responding to the Reducing Revocations Challenge Request for Proposals

Hosted by Arnold Ventures and the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) Arnold Ventures and ISLG have launched the Reducing Revocations Challenge, a national research and policy initiative dedicated to transforming probation and reducing unnecessary failures that contribute to mass incarceration. The Reducing Revocations Challenge seeks to support action research in up to 10 jurisdictions …

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[Register for Webinar] The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators Youth Outcomes Committee LGBTQI Overview

Hosted by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators Date: Monday, June 3 Time: 4–5 p.m. ET Shannon Wilber, Esq., Youth Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights along with Currey Cook of Lambda Legal  and the Director of the Youth In Out Of Home Care Project will provide an introductory overview of the terminologies, concept, …

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[Register for Webinar] Connecting the Dots: Lessons Learned from a Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Systems Improvement Initiative

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m ET The Improving Outcomes for Youth (IOYouth) initiative—which is operated by the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC)—helps state and local jurisdictions to align their …

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