Corrections

COURTS, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND INNOVATIVE PRACTICES IN A CHANGING LANDSCAPE

 

Courts, Community Engagement and Innovative Practices in a Changing Landscape

Anaheim Marriott Hotel

700 West Convention Way

Anaheim, CA 92802

The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the California Administrative Office of the Courts, will host Community-Based Alternatives in a Changing Landscape on December 4, 2015 to coincide with Beyond the Bench 23.

Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims' needs.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Operate the Prison Rape Elimination Act Resource Center
  • Launching the Impact Justice Reentry Incubator to Increase the Capacity of Housing-focused Reentry CBOs
  • FY19 Site-Based PREA Support Implementation
  • The National PREA Resource Center
  • Continuation of TTA for PREA Implementation Nationwide

Defensive Tactics Training for Tribal Probation Officers and Court Bailiffs

This course is designed for Tribal Probations Officers (POs) and Court Bailiffs who may encounter a violent or resistive subjects during the course of their duties. The course focuses on establishing the legal justification for using force, as well as providing instruction on situational desirability and justification, threat assessment opportunities, officer vs. subject factors, and communication techniques. Participants will be trained in the Disturbance Resolution Model which provides a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in varying situations.

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) on Monday, October 19 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET for “The Effectiveness of Treatment for Adult Sex Offenders” webinar. While there is strong scientific evidence that therapeutic interventions work for criminal offenders overall, the effectiveness of treatment for sex offenders has been subject to debate.

The Effectiveness of Treatment for Adult Sex Offenders

Therapeutic interventions aimed at reducing the likelihood of reoffending are a staple of contemporary sex offender management practice. While there is strong scientific evidence that therapeutic interventions work for criminal offenders overall, the effectiveness of treatment for sex offenders has been subject to debate. This uncertainty about the effectiveness of treatment for sexual offenders arguably is due to several factors, including measurement shortcomings and inconsistent research findings.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Nov 2015)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Oct 2015)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Secure Connected Tablet Solution to Enhance Educational Opportunities Behind Bars

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will focus on the implementation of educational technology in a safe and secure manner in an Indiana Department of Correction facility. We will discuss programming and how technology has been used to enhance services and opportunities for inmates. Emphasis will be place on security of the device and systems in place to prevent unwanted access or communication.

Medication Assisted Treatment: Changing Correctional Paradigms

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.

3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward The Future Of Re-Entry Conference

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

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