The stress of living in a high-crime, high-violence environment has been shown to negatively impact physical and mental health in the short- and long-term. Children and families look over their shoulders in fear of being at the wrong place at the right time. Neighborhoods suffering from years of disinvestment have resulted in disconnected communities with poor institutional relationships.
The American Correctional Association shapes the future of corrections through strong, progressive leadership that brings together various voices and forges coalitions and partnerships to promote the concepts embodied in its Declaration of Principles.
The American Correctional Association provides a professional organization for all individuals and groups, both public and private that share a common goal of improving the justice system.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
Improving Wellness Support for Institutional Corrections Employees
Training, technical assistance and research.
Active BJA Funded Project(s):
An Academic-based Training Initiative to Improve Police Responses for People with Mental Illness and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The Implementation and Evaluation of the Effective Practices in Community Support Model for Influencers
Evaluation of a Cognitive-Behavioral Program for Inmates in Administrative Segregation
On September 30, 2016, the Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Quinnipiac University School of Law, will host "Justice Innovation in Times of Change: New Challenges, New Opportunities" at the Quinnipiac University School of Law, located at 370 Bassett Road in North Haven, CT.
RAND plans to conduct the fourth in-person meeting of the Criminal Justice Technology Forecasting Group. This meeting will focus on addressing the top two topics for follow-on research from prior CJTFG meetings: identifying the most promising emerging technologies for sharing and using information, and determining top business cases for sharing information across the criminal justice enterprise.
On Tuesday, June 14, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) will host the webinar "Tips for Reporting on Training Performance Metrics". The webinar will review the performance metrics associated with training engagements in the BJA Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Reporting Portal, and offer tips for entering training activities and reporting training performance metrics thoroughly and accurately.
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be hosting the Community Justice 2016 International Summit in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, April 13 through Friday, April 15, 2016.
Participants will learn about Methamphetamine identification and recognition.
Courts, Community Engagement and Innovative Practices in a Changing Landscape
Anaheim Marriott Hotel
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance and the California Administrative Office of the Courts, will host Community-Based Alternatives in a Changing Landscape on December 4, 2015 to coincide with Beyond the Bench 23.