Category: webinar

[Virtual Listening Session] Identifying 2019 Tribal Priorities

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Tuesday, March 26 Time: 12 p.m. ET Register for the call. The Virtual Tribal Listening Session, hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), will gather the views of tribal stakeholders in order to inform the federal-tribal partnership and grant-making priorities. During this …

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Register for Webinar: Family Reentry Meetings and Family Transition Meetings for Juveniles and Adults

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse Family Reentry Meetings and Family Transition Meetings are designed for those coming home from incarceration to meet with their family members to both reconcile their relationships and develop a detailed plan for their reentry. An individual can have a Family Transition Meeting at the beginning of serving a sentence, in which the family …

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Register for Webinar: Serving Safely—Enhancing Policing for Persons with Mental Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center People living with mental illnesses (MI) and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are disproportionately represented in contacts with police, which can lead to stressful and dangerous conditions for everyone involved. Now, through Serving Safely: The National Initiative to Enhance Policing for Persons …

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Register for Webinar: ‘Stepping Up’ Your Efforts to Reduce Mental Illness in Jails

Hosted by the National Association of Counties Since May 2015, more than 450 counties have joined the national Stepping Up Initiative to reduce the number of people who have mental illnesses in jails. Counties have shown significant progress on impacting this goal, but many still struggle with how to get started or how to keep …

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Register for Webinars: BJA Grant Applicant Education Series

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Ready to prep for the U.S. Department of Justice’s grant season? Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) on these four webinars designed to help you succeed. Q&A sessions will follow at the end of each webinar. Register for the webinars. Funding Opportunities for …

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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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