Thousands of youth are arrested each year, beginning a gateway for many into the juvenile justice system. Throughout the country, mentoring programs are providing system-involved youth with the opportunity to be connected to a mentor in their own community to stop the cycle. Join this webinar as representatives from the following organizations share how they engage system-involved youth through mentoring and how they are expanding:
Training on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Comprehensive Gang Model will be offered by the National Gang Center (NGC) on June 13–15, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. The training is free; however, all other costs will be the responsibility of the participants (e.g., travel, meals, lodging, and transportation).
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This webinar will discuss a new toolkit of resources to enable law enforcement officers to identify and respond to children exposed to violence and potentially traumatic events. The new toolkit, "Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement," launches on April 4, 2017 and will be available in electronic and hardcopy.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on and respond to questions related to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) solicitation titled, “Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Program: Strategic Support for PREA Implementation in Local Confinement Facilities Nationwide.” Applications are due on May 25, 2017.
On February 22, the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will present a webinar on “The Benefits of Collaborative Policing.” This policing approach – which combines collaboration with problem solving and evidence-based policing – builds community trust, support, and cooperation while achieving more effective and long-lasting crime reduction benefits.
This Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) webinar will review the 2017 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program solicitation. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for all funding categories.
This Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) webinar will review the 2017 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program solicitation. It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for all TTA categories.
During the American Jail Association Conference, Impact Justice will facilitate a full-day forum to provide training and technical assistance to Jail Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Coordinators; provide technical assistance in the conference vendor hall at a booth with National PREA Resource Center (PRC) staff and associates (three days from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET); and deliver two workshop sessions for general attendees, providing training on conducting risk assessments, housing at-risk inmates, and conducting investigations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
Since competitive funding for Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) began in fiscal year (FY) 2012, the Michigan State University (MSU) School of Criminal Justice, as a PSN Training and Technical Assistance provider, has hosted four PSN Research Partner Orientation Courses (RPOC) for more than 120 people from 47 cities. The RPOC is a one- to two-day training attended by, at a minimum, the PSN Project Coordinator or primary point of contact and the Research Partner (RP).