Justice Information Sharing

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) on Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 p.m. EDT for the webinar Justice-to-Heath Exchanges: Understanding the Myths Surrounding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Addressing Challenges to Cross-Domain Information Sharing. This webinar will dispel the “myths” surrounding HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 and showcase how states and jurisdictions are overcoming barriers to create safe and secure justice to health exchanges that comply with patient privacy protections.

Justice-to-Health Exchanges: Understanding the Myths Surrounding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Addressing Challenges to Cross-Domain Information Sharing

Criminal justice leaders recognize the need to exchange justice and health information to ensure the continuity of care for justice-involved individuals. However, fears and misconceptions about federal and state privacy laws have led many to believe that it is difficult (if not impossible) to create information exchanges between these domains. This webinar will dispel the “myths” surrounding HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 and showcase how states and jurisdictions are overcoming barriers to create safe and secure justice to health exchanges that comply with patient privacy protections.

Top Ten Federal Grant Opportunities Your Agency and Partners Should Consider (Mar 2015)

There are millions of dollars in federal grants available to address common challenges facing law enforcement agencies and their criminal justice and human services partners. This webinar is designed to help your agency identify funding opportunities that are currently available. The discussion will primarily be focused on grants available through the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Join this webinar to ensure that you do not miss out on important opportunities for your community.

NCJA Webinar - NCJA's Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Awards: Tips and Tricks for Success

Please join the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) webinar, NCJA’s Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Awards: Tips and Tricks for Success, on Wednesday, March 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. During this webinar, NCJA Executive Director, Cabell Cropper, will discuss the elements that go into a submitting a successful Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award application package. He will outline what the evaluators look for in a winning program and what information can and should be included for your nomination materials.

Attending the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) 2015 Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. from January 20-24, 2015? If so, be sure to stop by BJA NTTAC's exhibit booth, number 29 in the Grand Ballroom, on Thursday, January 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

National Sheriffs' Association 2015 Winter Conference

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 community.

Be sure to stop by BJA NTTAC's exhibit booth on Thursday, January 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Friday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to learn how your agency may qualify for no-cost training and technical assistance. 

2015 ACJS Annual Meeting

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) is an international association established in 1963 to foster professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners. Providing a forum for disseminating ideas related to issues in research, policy, education, and practice within the field, ACJS attributes its success in creating this dynamic professional association to the composition of its membership.

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