Juvenile Justice

Regional Training #3: Strength-Based Approaches to Supervising High Risk Populations

This training will provide tribal probation officers with insight on the unique needs of specialized offender populations including the mentally ill, alcohol and substance abusing offenders, and domestic violence offenders. Tips, tools, and techniques for effective case management of these populations will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to practice skills through hands-on training, interactive scenarios, and role plays.

On Tuesday, November 29, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the opening of the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). This solicitation will provide comprehensive funding to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments and tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention.

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.

Pages