Sponsored by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the IJIS Institute (IJIS), 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.
This webinar will highlight innovative practices around the country that are increasing access to critically needed record clearing services. From community clinics, to court help desks, to private bar partnerships, this webinar will present ideas for how to launch or grow an effective record clearing project. This webinar will be particularly helpful for practitioners working with law school programs, private bar associations, or community based clinics.
In this webinar, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will present an overview of the opioid overdose epidemic and its public health burden, followed by a description of the multifaceted public health approach.
Hosted by the Clean Slate Clearinghouse, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance
This webinar will discuss the steps necessary to support a healthy staff environment from the initial employment interview process, through training, employment, end of employment, and post-employment follow-up. A combination of research and case examples support the presentation.
- Technical Level: Basic.
- The following are encouraged to attend: detectives, forensic interviewers, sexual assault nurse examiners, victim advocates, juvenile court personnel, prosecutors, and other child-serving professionals.
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Join the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center to take a look at the new Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Guide, get an overview of the foundations used to create the guide, and find information on building a sustainable SANE program using a strong nursing foundation to support the SANE role.
The web training facilitators will be:
Prosecutorial diversion requires a range of partners, resources, and activities to get it right. This is especially true when the diversion initiative involves behavioral health because the intersection of the legal system and the treatment system is one that can be fraught with complexity and misunderstanding. After all, these are two very different systems with very different purposes and missions, and a sporadic and limited history of working together. Getting it right is not easy but can be done. This webinar will present six considerations essential to doing just that. They are:
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:
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.
Working in law enforcement, while incredibly rewarding, can at times also be equally stressful.
And then, there’s events like the Pulse Nightclub Shooing in Orlando, Florida.
Or Sandy Hook Elementary, in Newtown, Connecticut.
Our immediate thoughts, of course, are with the victims and their families, and how this horrifying event will forever change their lives.
But what’s not often talked about, is how such events also impact – and continue to impact – the lives of the first responders who help the victims of these tragedies.