Recognizing the importance of pre-arrest and pre-court diversions in reducing youth involvement in the justice system, this Knowledge College session, hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Specialized Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) for Law Enforcement Program, will focus on improving awareness around diversion strategies and their implementation in school settings.
Through the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Specialized Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) for Law Enforcement Program, the Institute for Intergovernmental Research will be convening the Safer Schools Community of Practice. This community of practice will bring together law enforcement officials, school officials, and other stakeholders to address concerns and challenges related to school safety, uplift best practices, and identify resources to support those in the field.
We invite you to attend the upcoming CNA Center for Justice Research and Innovation Virtual Symposium on August 30 and 31 to learn more about research and work supporting the justice field. NIJ Director, Nancy La Vigne will also participate as keynote speaker. Below are more details and a link to register. Please feel free to share this with others you think may be interested.
This webinar will introduce participants to restorative justice strategies to support reintegration following incarceration. It will correspond with the publication of a white paper on Restorative Reintegration by the National Center on Restorative Justice.
The RVCRI Solicitation Webinar will provide details and guidance to eligible applicants on the RVCRI Microgrant Program. The RVCRI is a competitive microgrant program, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, supporting rural law enforcement agencies addressing violent crime challenges. Microgrants can support various aspects of policing including improving investigations, implementing violent crime reduction strategies, and enhancing collaboration between local stakeholders. Awards are competitive in nature and can range from $25,000 - $150,000.
This roundtable/listening session will be a discussion around how substance misuse is impacting our tribal communities, the importance of collaboration, the challenges communities are facing with available services, as well as the challenges of collaboration between professional disciplines and community members. Discussion outcomes will inform future training and technical assistance and resource development focused on supporting drug endangered children in tribal communities. This session is held in partnership with the National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children.
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the FY 2022 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation. The presenters will discuss the purpose and goals of this funding opportunity; review its eligibility requirements; and address frequently asked questions.
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 National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) for their conference RISE 21 on Sunday, August 15–18, 2021.