Category: webinar

Register for Webinar: Self-Care for Justice Professionals

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Trauma work significantly impacts the brain and body of justice professionals. This webinar will present interventions that a person can use to mitigate these effects; it will also discuss the personality types that are drawn to trauma work and working with other people’s trauma, and the self-care interventions appropriate for …

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Register for Webinar: Building Resiliency for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System by Disrupting the Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse This webinar will examine how gendered violence can create pathways for the girls who experience it into the juvenile justice system. It will also examine how social attitudes towards girls, especially girls of color and LGBTQ girls, contribute to their being criminalized for their own abuse, and identify strategies to …

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Register for Webinar: Community Supervision and Behavior Change—Techniques That Work

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Changing the way a client behaves is an important component of community supervision. This webinar will provide insight into the basics of behavior modification by drawing from current thinking and examples in the field, demonstrating how it can be effectively implemented in community supervision. Presenters will provide practical examples of how …

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Register for Webinar: Hot Topics in Managing Pregnant Women in Jail-Based Settings

Hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association Pregnant women present a unique set of medical, social, logistical, and custody issues for jails. This webinar, presented by an ob-gyn who has worked in jails and on developing best practices guidelines, will highlight some of the challenges and opportunities for jails to safely and appropriately care for and …

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

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice More and more attention has been given to police officers and their exposure to traumatic events as well as their prolonged involvement in stressful situations, environments, and working conditions. High stress can have precipitously negative effects on an individual’s mental health—including the onset of mental …

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Register for Webinar: Enhancing Program Success and Sustainability for Women in the Justice System–Targeting System Change Strategies

Hosted by The Council of State Governments Justice Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, Dec. 13 Time: 2–3:30 p.m. ET This webinar will cover system-level strategies to maximize outcomes for women in the criminal justice system and ensure the sustainability of gender-responsive services. To highlight these …

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Register for Webinar: A Duty to Protect—Mental Health Care to the Incarcerated

Hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association  This webinar will discuss how the nation’s jails are experiencing a crisis in managing and treating people with mental illnesses. Topics covered will include legal requirements related to the Duty to Protect as well as the key protocols every jail should have in place to include screening tools, heightened watch protocols, housing, …

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Register for Webinar: Foundations of an Effective Familiar Face Framework

Hosted by the Safety and Justice Challenge Date: Monday, Dec. 10 Time: 3–4:30 p.m. ET Across the country, leaders from various systems and disciplines are talking about individuals who are frequently coming through their system, with recurrent admissions to emergency departments and jails. This results in costly and often inappropriate care with little to no …

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Register for Webinar: Reducing Recidivism for People with Mental Illnesses in Jails

Hosted by the National Association of Counties, with support from The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation Date: Wednesday, Dec. 12 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 four key measures for tracking people in …

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Register for Webinar: Evidence-Based Policymaking Part 1—Identifying Effective Programs

The National Association of Counties and The Pew Charitable Trusts will present a three-part webinar series, Evidence-Based Policymaking, that will focus on strategies county leaders can use to create evidence-based practices and programs in their jurisdictions to better serve residents. The first webinar in the series will highlight strategies for program assessment, inventorying programs, and …

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