This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will describe the processes employed by the Massachusetts Department of Correction in implementing its Medication Assisted Reentry Initiative (MATRI). Attendees will learn about the best practices used in developing the program, engaging stakeholders and community programs, and overcoming obstacles such as bias, funding, and correctional culture. Attendees will also see the results and outcomes of this program after one year of operation.
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is hosting the 3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward The Future Of Re-Entry Conference in Austin, Texas from November 4-5, 2015. The mission of the Vision Summit is to awaken and ignite communities to attain a unified vision and thriving re-entry process that enables the incarcerated to amend their place in the world, by showcasing effective programs, listening to each other and networking to make future possibilities a reality today.
The goals of the Vision Summit are
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) will be conducting a live-streaming internet broadcast on justice-involved veterans, highlighting the lifesaving role being played by veterans treatment courts across the country. The three-hour broadcast titled “Veterans Treatment Courts: A Second Chance for Vets Who Have Lost Their Way,” will be aired live on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), the National Forum showcases programs, research and technologies that help justice practitioners and decision makers in states, local communities and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues.
The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference is designed to convene NSA’s most active sheriffs and share resources related to education, training, and current criminal justice topics.
Be sure to stop by the BJA NTTAC/Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center exhibit booth on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to learn how your agency can request no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA).
Given the prevalence of sexual offending by juveniles, and the potential links between sexually abusive behavior during adolescence or childhood and sexual offending later in life, therapeutic interventions for juveniles have become a staple of sex offender management practice in jurisdictions across the country.