Justice Information Sharing

Boston Bar Association Partner Webinar: Behavioral Health in Delinquency: Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders

Emerging adults are more likely to be arrested, be incarcerated, and to recidivate after release. Join the Juvenile Unit/Juvenile Alternative Resolution Program at the Office of Suffolk County, New York District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the brain-science experts at the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior, and the staff and youth at More Than Words to learn why and discuss how we can reverse this trend.

The dates for the series are as follows:

Utilizing Peer Support to Improve Health and Wellness of People with Mental Illness

Peer support specialists offer unique skills that can drastically enhance services using their lived experience to support those with mental health and substance use conditions. Their shared experiences can help to bridge interpersonal and instrumental barriers to accomplishing the health and wellness goals of those in recovery.

Webinar: “Pandemic Lessons, Police Accountability and the Shifting Role of the Prosecutor”

In the past two months, prosecutors' offices and court systems across the nation have seen their daily work to maintain constitutional justice uprooted, altered, and halted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, in response to George Floyd’s death, the criminal justice system also began facing calls for expanded police accountability. The role of the prosecutor is changing rapidly and the steps that prosecutors take in the upcoming months could impact the justice system for years to come.

Join the National Center for School Safety for their upcoming “Getting Buy-In for Anonymous Reporting Systems” webinar on June 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will help attendees understand the benefits and steps to implementing an Anonymous Reporting System (ARS) within their school. An ARS is a preventative safety measure that identifies school-related safety concerns before they occur.

Webinar: “Getting Buy-In for Anonymous Reporting Systems”

Are you interested in implementing an Anonymous Reporting System (ARS) at your school to help prevent safety concerns before they are acted upon? This live webinar will guide participants in understanding the benefits and steps to smoothly adopting an ARS.

Audience

Law enforcement, mental health professionals, principals, and superintendents.

Learning Objectives

Webinar: “Lifting Up Voices: Law Enforcement WEAAD Celebration”

Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) for their webinar, Lifting Up Voices: Law Enforcement WEAAD Celebration. During World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), OVC wants to take this opportunity to celebrate America’s law enforcement officers. Federal agencies will be joined by Officer Steven McGhee with the Paradise Valley Police Department (Arizona) in lifting up the voices of law enforcement by recognizing and commending their tireless work in combating elder abuse throughout our country and continuing to serve as first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar: “Drug Exposures in the Forensic Laboratory: What We Know, What We Can Learn”

The recent rise in the illicit trade of highly toxic synthetic drugs such as fentanyl has introduced a new set of potential health hazards to the forensic laboratory. Proper management of this employee health risk can be extremely challenging considering that there are currently no established regulatory guidelines and few published studies on forensic laboratory drug exposures.

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