TTA News & Information Archive

Join the U.S. Department of Education and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) for the webinar, “Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents in School,” on Wednesday, February 27 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn how schools and school personnel can meet the needs of children with incarcerated parents.

Join the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) for the webinar, “Trace Evidence for the Crime Laboratory,” on Thursday, February 14 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will receive an overview of the trace evidence discipline, including specific administrative challenges and issues facing the forensic science community.

Join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) for its annual 2019 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 17 – 20, 2019. During the conference, NCJFCJ and panelists will explore gaps in juvenile justice services, highlight new and improved practices from the field, unveil cutting-edge research, and encourage participants to examine positive case outcomes for juvenile youth.

On January 31, newly sworn-in White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll released the Administration’s National Drug Control Strategy, which outlines President Donald Trump’s priorities for addressing the challenges of drug trafficking and substance abuse, especially as related to the nationwide opioid epidemic.

The National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) recently released the fact sheet “Best Practices for Successful Reentry for People Who Have Opioid Addictions,” which contains 10 recommendations to help people with opioid addictions obtain pre- and post-release treatment, as well as informed supervision, during the reentry process.