Category: webinar

Register for Webinar: Practical Approaches to Sustaining Innovative Policing Initiatives

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) The webinar will review the practices, principles, approaches, and challenges related to implementing sustainable, innovative policing programs. Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance of thinking and planning for program sustainability from the beginning of the project, as well as hear from SPI sites …

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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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Register for Webinar: Family Connections in Correctional Facilities TTA Opportunity

Hosted by the Urban Institute and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and National Institute of Corrections Date: Tuesday, Aug. 28 Time: 1–2 p.m. ET The Urban Institute has collaborated with the National Institute of Corrections, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Community Works, and subject-matter experts to develop actionable, low-cost, high-impact model practices and activities …

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Register for Webinar: Effectively Engaging the Community in Juvenile Record Clearance

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, Aug. 22 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Does your office provide juvenile record clearance representation? Are there many young people in your community who are …

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Register for Webinar: Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center This webinar will present an online expert Q&A discussion on “Addressing Vicarious Trauma for the Individual.” Vicarious trauma (VT) is related to secondary traumatic stress and can happen when a victim service provider who uses controlled empathy becomes secondarily traumatized when working …

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Register for Webinar: Shortening the Length of Stay in Jail for People Who Have Mental Illnesses

 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, August 2 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 …

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Register for Webinar: Addressing Barriers to Licensing for People Who Have Criminal Records

This webinar is part of Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice, a project of the National Conference of State Legislatures, the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, and The Council of State Governments. Date: Thursday, Aug. 9 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Finding and maintaining employment is a critical aspect of preventing recidivism among people …

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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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