Given the high rates of addiction and co-occurring disorders in a criminal justice population, familiarity with the latest research on addiction is essential to attend to the needs of the clients we serve. A very high percentage of domestic violence and higher risk offenders struggle with addiction in addition to other criminogenic needs. This webinar will focus on the latest research on addiction and the brain. We will cover strategies and skills to support someone through the recovery process.
Attend this webinar for a discussion on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) of the Flathead Nation's journey to implement a successful Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Alliance including the steps they took, key community stakeholders they involved to achieve success, and how they have been able to sustain their Alliance.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- List the steps CKST took to implement a DEC Alliance
- Identify key partners used to create a successful DEC Alliance
- Describe successful strategies to sustain a DEC Alliance
Fathers are a critical necessity for the future of our children and communities. This webinar will provide a general overview of fatherhood programs and how they can be an effective means to the reduction of re-offending, recidivism, and violence in addition to creating healthy families and communities.
The "COVID-19: Managing the Stress of Uncertainty by Taking Care of You" webinar will help policy makers and all disciplines of correctional staff provide training and technical assistance on effective management of employees and subsequent related stressors that can be caused by pandemic-type occurrences.
Nationally, an estimated 78 percent of young people who have experienced homelessness report that they have also had at least one interaction with law enforcement, while 44 percent have spent time in a jail or detention facility. Participants will learn about ways that communities can better support young people who find themselves at the intersections of youth homelessness and juvenile justice to ensure that youth do not have unnecessary contact with the juvenile justice system and that if they do come in contact with the justice system, that they exit to safe, stable, and secure housing.
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Center for School Safety on Wednesday, January 29 at 1 p.m. ET for a webinar on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program funding opportunity. The FY 2019 STOP School Violence Grant Program seeks to improve school security by equipping students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond to, and help prevent acts of violence.
The January 2020 Tribal Community of Practice will focus on justice systems and services dedicated to veterans. Our discussion will revolve around topics relevant to assisting American Indian veterans that include: historical context of warriors within tribal communities, military cultural competency, combat trauma, and resources/practices geared toward restoration.
Please join the National Criminal Justice Training Center in our dialogue that will encourage idea-sharing to develop well-rounded and informed services for our community members.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, Comprehensive Tribal Sex Trafficking Technical Assistance, Mending the Sacred Hoop Comprehensive and Domestic Violence Tribal Technical Assistance, Men as Peacemakers, and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute extend an invitation to attend the Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country at El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort, located in Tucson, Arizona on January 28 – 30, 2020.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College® is a small, not-for-profit, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Our career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for their professional life from their very first semester.
Champlain College educates adaptable thinkers, daring change-makers, and inclusive innovators who shape professions and inspire communities.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
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This Community of Practice webinar is one of a series of monthly webinars meant to encourage open dialog among participants. All phone lines/microphones are open to allow participants to ask questions and discuss the topic with each other, with facilitators guiding the conversation. This is funded by award 2016-IC-BX-K002 for the Tribal Justice Systems Planning Project.