Health Care Providers

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.

 

IASAP CAPPS: Regional Prior Lake, MN

When risk factors affect the health, safety and quality of life; it takes a community response to positively impact change. Successful IASAP planning requires interagency cooperation and community member involvement. Interagency cooperation and community involvement in problem identification and development of effective strategies are significant for making changes and improvements. This training is designed to help executive teams develop and implement comprehensive interagency action plans based on community needs.

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.

Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach While Improving Community Safety (Nov 2016)

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.

American Correctional Association

Vision Statement

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.

 

Mission

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.

 

Goals

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Improving Wellness Support for Institutional Corrections Employees

Community Responses to People in Crisis

On November 2, 2016 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. eastern, the Smart Policing Initiative will present a webinar on "Community Responses to People in Crisis." This webinar will focus on the role of policing in assisting communities with addressing mental health concerns and will describe a range of response strategies for agencies to consider. Dr. Laura Kunard, Senior Research Scientist from CNA, will facilitate this webinar. Dr.

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