The IJIS Institute National Symposium focuses on information sharing and safeguarding (IS&S) and national priority initiatives in which the IJIS Institute is involved. The National Symposium brings together IJIS Institute Members, Partners, and Associates to network in a non-sales environment and to collaborate on national priority issues. It offers the unique opportunity to hear first-hand from state and local government officials and Federal government leaders.
With heroin overdoses deaths doubling from 2010 to 2012, health and justice system leaders are struggling to deal with this public health crisis. Driven in part by the effectiveness of prescription drug monitoring and interdiction efforts, first time heroin use has risen steadily since 2007. While criminal justice efforts have focused on the supply side of opioid availability, much less public attention has been paid to treatment and demand reduction strategies.
On December 9, 2014, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM EST, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will host a webinar, “Protecting Children of Arrested Parents: Using a Trauma-Informed Approach”.
On November 5, 2014, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will host a webinar, “Protecting Children of Arrested Parents: Using a Trauma-Informed Approach”.
For most grantors and grantees, procurement can be the single most time-consuming administrative task in the lifecycle of grants management. And most grantee agencies rely on a procurement office to know, understand and apply the rules and regulations. However, to be successful administrators, we all need to know the federal guidelines and compliance requirements for procuring goods and services with grant money and how to train our subgrantee agencies on these same rules and regulations.
The justice systems are predominately designed for able-bodied victims who speak English. Securing access to justice for victims with disabilities whether they have impaired vision or hearing, high anxiety, or use a wheelchair, or for persons who have English as a second language can be challenging. This session will include a panel of lawyers who can provide practice tips for securing access to justice.