Juvenile Justice

Serving Native Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders: Active Efforts and Plans of Safe Care

Substance use disorders among pregnant women and the number of infants born with prenatal substance exposure continues to rise. To address this, the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) requires that states develop Plans of Safe Care and have policies and procedures to address the needs of this population. Presenters will briefly discuss the CAPTA requirements, some best practices, and examine the implications for active efforts and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).

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.

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 – “COVID-19: Justice Response for Community Supervision”

This virtual meeting will provide an overview of the current statutory framework for community supervision and prison release that enables a rapid response to COVID-19 and highlight policies of concern to states during the pandemic. Attendees will also hear from practitioners about how policy is playing out in the justice system and have an opportunity to ask questions.
 

*This virtual meeting is made possible through the generous support of The Pew Charitable Trusts’ public safety performance project.

Webinar: Meet the SAKI Experts – Michigan State University

The Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team is continuing their new interview series, Meet the SAKI Experts! This series of brief interviews will highlight SAKI TTA’s partners and consultants and their roles on the SAKI project. During each event, a member of the SAKI TTA Team will conduct a virtual interview with the featured subject matter expert.

The COPS Office’s Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) recently introduced their COVID-19 Library of Resources, which is dedicated to informing law enforcement agencies of COVID-19 guidelines and officer safety policies. This resource will allow law enforcement agencies to share updated information regarding agency policies, standard operating processes, fact sheets, press releases, special orders, and training documents.

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