Community-based organizations

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:

Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2017 SCA Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Solicitation

In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center will review the Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry grant program and application process. These grants will provide up to $1,000,000 for a 36-month project period to nonprofit organizations, tribal nonprofit organizations, and tribal governments with a documented history of administering comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services

 

Register for Webinar: Innovative Partnerships - Child Support and Reentry

This webinar will discuss steps reentry programs can take to partner with local child support agencies. It will explore the direction the federal child support office has taken to emphasize and provide guidance for supportive programming, review existing resources, and highlight examples of innovative partnerships designed to support parents in reentry to strengthen their relationships with their children.

Moderator

  • Ronin A. Davis, The Council of State Governments Justice Center

Speakers

Grant Writing and Federal Grant Procurement Training

The Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police will host a Grants 101 Training on grant writing and the federal procurement process from June 12 - 13. Attendees will learn about finding grant funding sources, identifying regional issues, creating a budget, writing a winning application, and engaging in effective grant management practices.

On Monday, June 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, attendees will attend an all-day Grant Writing 101 training and earn eight Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) accredited hours.

Webinar - A Walk Through the Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit

Do you want to create an elder abuse case review multidisciplinary team (MDT), but you don’t know where to start? Start here!

The Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Multidisciplinary Team Guide and Toolkit. The toolkit is designed for anyone looking to create or grow a local elder abuse MDT, regardless of their experience with MDTs. The web-based toolkit is enhanced for use on mobile devices and contains easy-to-download PDF sample documents and citations. 

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.

National Forum on Criminal Justice (July - Aug 2017)

Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association, the Justice Research and Statistics Association, and the IJIS Institute, the National Forum on Criminal Justice showcases programs, research, and technologies that help justice practitioners and decisionmakers in states, local communities, and tribal nations address pressing public safety issues. It is the only criminal justice conference that brings together leaders from federal, state, local, and tribal government and the public and private sector to share real world strategies and solutions from around the country.

Webinar - U.S. Paroling Authorities as Key Partners in Promoting the Governor’s Criminal Justice Policy Agenda

Of the many responsibilities U.S. governors have related to a state’s criminal justice system, one of the more important is appointing members and chairs of paroling authorities. Though paroling authorities vary in size and responsibilities, collectively they are responsible for deciding whether and when to release approximately 125,000 inmates on an annual basis.

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