Juvenile Justice

Join the International Bullying Prevention Association (IBPA) for the webinar “Student Mental Health and Wellness” on Thursday, December 1 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. Research shows that meeting mental health needs in the classroom and at a schoolwide level can help address other problems related to truancy, behavior problems, substance abuse, school violence, and other issues.

Student Mental Health and Wellness (Dec 2016)

Mental health is important and plays a role in our daily lives. It refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts.

Mental health problems can develop in children and youth at any age. Studies show that 20 percent of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade suffer from a mental health issue on any given day in any given classroom; and 10 percent of these issues are serious enough to affect how that student behaves at home, at school, and with others.

Pharmaceutical Crime - Tools for the Street (Dec 2016)

This course is for street patrol officers/new detectives who need to understand the scope of the problem, recognize the types of crimes that may be encountered, respond to the scene, maintain awareness of associated evidence, use effective interview techniques, and produce documentation to further an investigation for a successful prosecution.

WRAP: A Problem-Solving Therapy for RSAT Clients with Co-Occurring Disorders

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will discuss an evidence-based program called Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). WRAP provides an example of a Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) that can help RSAT clients organize lists of wellness tools that help them feel better in response to mental health difficulties; it can also be utilized to prevent the onset of such difficulties. WRAP assists in the creation, in advance, of directives to guide clinicians and other supporters in how best to intervene when clients can’t act appropriately on their own behalf.

OJP Webinar - A Community-Based Approach to Juvenile Justice

Join the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) for what they expect to be a meaningful and engaging discussion with leading experts on the issue of community-based models for juvenile justice on Friday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

The event will feature remarks by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Director Nancy Rodriguez, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Robert L. Listenbee.

Pathways to Health Literacy and Health Care Utilization: A Critical Next Step for the Newly Eligible Pre-release Population

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar notes that justice-involved populations are starting to reap the benefits of expanded access to health coverage and care for both physical and behavioral health conditions. Recent studies confirm the advantages that health and justice policy makers have predicted since health reform began. Many states and jurisdictions have successfully implemented pathways to enrollment upon release for eligible individuals.