Community-based organizations

Webinar - The Benefits of Collaborative Policing

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.

BJA Solicitation Webinar - Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Site-Based Solicitation

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.  

View the 2017 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program solicitation.

 

BJA Solicitation Webinar - Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program TTA Program

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.

View the 2017 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program solicitation.

 

American Jail Association Conference April 2017

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.

Research Partner Orientation Course_PSN FY16 Grantees

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).

Winter 2017 Researcher Practitioner Fellows Academy

To enhance the effectiveness of the Smart Suite programs and to bring more “science” to the field, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has partnered with a team from the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University (MSU) to build an academy that will researchers and practitioners work more effectively and efficiently on crime reduction strategies. The BJA/MSU Smart Suite Researcher Practitioner Fellows Academy (also known as the Fellows Academy) is a multi-day experience focusing on the importance of using science and data to:

BJA Webinar on January 10 – Fiscal Year 2017 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Solicitation

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for an informational webinar on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the BCJI Program (current model and training and technical assistance program) as well as a walkthrough of key changes in the FY 2017 solicitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

Webinar: New STOP Rule Clarifies Several Issues

OVW published the new final rule about the Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors (STOP) Violence Against Women formula grant program. “Conforming STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program Regulations to Statutory Change; Definitions and Confidentiality Requirements Applicable to All OVW Grant Programs” was published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2016.

Student Mental Health and Wellness (Dec 2016)

Mental health is important and plays a role in our daily lives. It refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts.

Mental health problems can develop in children and youth at any age. Studies show that 20 percent of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade suffer from a mental health issue on any given day in any given classroom; and 10 percent of these issues are serious enough to affect how that student behaves at home, at school, and with others.

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