criminal justice system

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program for their upcoming “Implementing Telehealth in Jails” webinar on August 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will address the fundamentals of telehealth and the experience of implementing it in correctional facilities to better manage physical health, mental health, and substance use treatment.

Webinar: “How to Respond Effectively to People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System”

People with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are an often overlooked population in the criminal justice system because of a lack of identification and understanding and service gaps that prevent providers’ abilities to address their needs. At the same time, they are also often victimized by people without I/DD, which can sometimes lead to sustained involvement with the criminal justice system.