Tribal Justice

Join the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) and its partners for National Reentry Week on April 26–30, 2021. They will be sharing resources, including on-demand webinars, podcasts, and publications throughout the week. Each day will focus on a different topic: employment and education, behavioral health and housing, youth and family, making reentry work, and evaluation.

Ask the Expert Session: Neurobiology of Addiction – Beyond the Basics

Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) of Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) for their webinar “Ask the Expert Session: Neurobiology of Addition – Beyond the Basics” on May 4, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. This session, designed for tribes and tribal partners, will feature a “facilitated discussion and open forum with subject matter experts who will answer your practical questions regarding working with the impacts of addiction on the brain.” The organizers will collect feedback on topics to address and active participation is encouraged.

As part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s e Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation Category 3: Responses to Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program, the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College produced the webinar “Building Stress-Resilient Tribal Communities.” This webinar discusses factors that lead to stress, the correlation between stress and alcohol and substance abuse, and ways to reduce stress and build resilience in tribal communities.

Virtual Training: Tribal Intergovernmental Reentry National Workshop

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the American Probation and Parole Association, is hosting a Tribal Intergovernmental Reentry National Workshop. Through shared operational, organizational, and culture-based concepts and processes, participants will learn how to develop effective reentry plans to reduce recidivism and victimization. The national training is open to any tribe.

The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) provides support, resources—including webinars, podcasts, training videos, and COVID-19 resources—and training and technical assistance (TTA) to enhance tribal justice systems. NAICJA is an advocate for tribal justice systems.

Webinar: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation: Budget Worksheet Completion

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. The majority of DOJ’s existing tribal government-specific programs are included in and available through this single solicitation.

Webinar: Cultural Considerations When Working Within Indian Country – Part 1

Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Cultural Considerations When Working Within Indian Country – Part 1” on February 24, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will focus on fostering a better “understanding of the tribal community and its system of shared values, beliefs, and rituals that are learned and passed on through generations” as context for working on missing and exploited children’s cases within Indian Country.

Webinar - Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to BJA’s Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation. This program supports efforts of state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors and their partner to investigate, prosecute and resolve and support those impacted by unsolved homicides involving civil rights violations that occurred prior to December 31, 1979. This year, BJA added a category for national training and technical assistance. The presen

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