The pandemic forced changes in probation and parole that resulted in unprecedented drops in the number of people admitted to prison due to supervision violations. Now, state leaders face a critical question: What changes should be carried forward?
Discuss an overview of peer recovery support services (PRSS) as part of a comprehensive program to address substance abuse within tribal communities. Explore specific models of PRSS implementation within tribal communities. Identify benefits of PRSS as well as common challenges and barriers. Examine important considerations related to building comprehensive intervention strategies to respond to alcohol and substance abuse issues in tribal communities including PRSS.
Previous webinars have laid the foundation regarding the impact of addiction on the brain, understanding mental health symptoms, and what tribal service providers and criminal justice professionals can do to support tribal members’ journeys out of addiction. Join this session for a facilitated discussion and open forum with subject matter experts who will answer your practical questions regarding working with individuals presenting with co-occurring disorder diagnoses (comorbidity).
Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program for their webinar “Peer Integration into Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Other Jail-based Treatment Programs” on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET. Presenters will discuss how to successfully implement peer-based treatment programs to address opioid and other substance misuse.
Join the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) for their conference RISE 21 on Sunday, August 15–18, 2021.
Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Managing Sex Offender Caseloads: A Victim-Centered Approach” on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will focus on various topics related to balancing sex offender cases with effectively supporting victims/survivors, responding to violations, supporting strength-based practices to promote behavior change, and supporting community safety.
Join the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) for their webinar “Solving the Dilemma of Self-Injurious Behavior in the Incarcerated Population” on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET. This webinar is intended for federal, state, or local correctional jurisdiction employees who routinely interact with incarcerated men and women as part of their job.
Join the National Reentry Resource Center and their partners for live webinars throughout Reentry Week. These webinars will focus on reentry topics including employment and education, behavioral health and housing, youth and family, making reentry work, and evaluation.
Join the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College for their webinar “Neurobiology Applications for Community Supervision Professionals in Interpersonal Violence” on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 2:00–3:30 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the foundation of trauma, its impact on the brain, and how to recognize it in yourself and others. Presenters will also discuss what it means to be trauma-informed and how to help yourself and others through a trauma response. The webinar will emphasize trauma in victim/survivors and offenders.
The National Reentry Resource Center, supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, will host information about National Reentry Week on April 26–30, 2021. Reentry topics will include employment, education, behavioral health, housing, youth and families, making reentry work, and the importance of evaluation.