Juvenile Justice

Defensive Tactics and Personal Safety Training

Practice skills to effectively resolve disturbances that may arise in community supervision, during home visits or search and seizure, or in a court setting. Review the Disturbance Resolution model, a framework for determining what level of force is necessary and reasonable in various situations. Explore the legal justification for using force as well as situational desirability, threat assessment opportunities, officer versus subject factors and effective communication techniques.

Webinar: Reducing Recidivism: Improving Supervision Outcomes for FASD Probationers

Research suggests that as many as 60 percent of adolescents and adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) come into contact with the criminal justice system. FASD is a prenatal brain injury that can make understanding and complying with probation conditions difficult, putting this population at higher risk for recidivism. Learn effective supervision strategies to improve supervision outcomes, prevent crime, and reduce recidivism. During the webinar, participants will:

Drug Identification and Recognition for Tribal Probation

Explore techniques to recognize drug influence when conducting home visits, search and seizure, or other interactions with probationers. Develop the critical skills to recognize common paraphernalia and the signs and symptoms of persons under the influence of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, and dissociative anesthetics through hands-on instruction.

Register to join the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) for the webinar “Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Communities in Action” on Thursday, May 25 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) and their work with states and localities to implement data-driven reforms that reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.

Webinar - Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Communities in Action

States and communities both play an important role in addressing racial and ethnic disparities. However, many jurisdictions struggle with the question, “We have the data – now what?” During this Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) webinar, attendees will learn more about the Center for Children’s Law and Policy (CCLP) and their work with states and localities to implement data-driven reforms that achieve measurable reductions in racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is excited to announce the release of the spring 2017 edition of the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Provider Directory. This free, easy-to-use, downloadable guide enables BJA staff, BJA TTA providers, and the criminal justice field to access key information on BJA TTA providers with a wealth of criminal justice knowledge and experience.

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