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26th Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference

 

26th Annual Problem-Oriented Policing Conference

October 24-26, 2016
Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center
Tempe, Arizona

Sponsored by
The Center for Problem-Oriented Policing

Hosted by
Tempe Police Department and the Arizona State University School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

National Gang Center - Advanced Gang Training Investigations - Little Rock, AR

The Advanced Gang Investigations training provides insight into techniques to investigate gang crimes and advanced tools for gang investigations, including information regarding how to integrate intelligence analysis and crime analysis. The training is designed to offer flexibility based on the needs of the law enforcement agencies in the geographical area where the training is being offered. The training provides awareness of existing tools, resources, and guidelines for gang investigators.

Webinar: Sustainability for Place-based Crime Reduction Initiatives

“How will we keep this going when our funding runs out?” This is a question that is – or perhaps should be – top of mind for leaders of any new initiative from Day 1. For place-based crime reduction efforts like those supported by the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI), there may be many paths to “sustainability”, some of which emphasize cultivating non-traditional funding sources and others which highlight the importance of partnerships and community engagement. 

BJA NTTAC Webinar - "Tips for Reporting on Training Performance Metrics"

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.

Tribal Track at National Association of Drug Court Professionals

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference is the world’s largest conference on substance use disorders, mental health disorders and the criminal justice system. The NADCP 22nd Annual Training Conference and the Justice For Vets 4th Annual Vet Court Con will be held simultaneously at the Anaheim Convention Center and the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, California. 

 

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) will provide four workshops focused on Healing to Wellness Courts at the 22nd Annual National Association of Drug Court Professionals Conference. These workshops include "Indian Country Legal Issues," "Pharmacology and Medically-assisted Treatment (MAT) in Healing to Wellness Courts," "Keeping Families Together in Healing to Wellness Courts," and "Healing to Wellness Courts in Action." 

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Webinar: BJA and SAMHSA Wellness Court Funding Opportunities

This webinar will provide a brief overview of Tribal Healing to Wellness Court funding opportunities available within the FY 2016 Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Drug Court Discretionary Program, the SAMHSA Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Drug Courts (Short Title: SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts), and the anticipated Joint BJA/SAMHSA Adult Drug Court Solicitation. This webinar focuses upon the application requirements of these grants. In addition, this webinar provides BJA Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program-specific grant writing tips, general grant writing tips, and other potential federal sources of funding. 

Tribal Track at the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals' Conference

The Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals (MATCP), in cooperation with the Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI), is pleased to host a two day conference designed to meet the educational needs of anyone who works within the justice system and deals with defendants engaged in drug and alcohol abuse. Whether or not your jurisdiction has a drug treatment court, veteran's treatment court or mental health court, this conference will enhance your skills in dealing with the needs of substance abusing defendants/clients. This year, the conference will feature a Tribal Track, hosted by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, including workshops on Enablement Prevention, Incorporating Culture and Tradition, and Confidentiality.

2016 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

The 5th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is a three-day comprehensive training for both operational Wellness Courts and courts in the planning stages. This training features dual tracks, ranging from legal issues, to treatment considerations, to strategies for better incorporating culture and tradition into the Healing to Wellness Court structure. Operational Wellness Courts will share their experiences and advice. There will also be opportunities for networking.

Regional Training #3: Effective Strategies for Supervising Specialized Offender Populations

Promote healing, enhance public safety, and reduce recidivism in your role as a tribal probation officer. During this training, you will explore strengths-based supervision strategies and case management skills for the following populations on probation: probationers with mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse addiction, and domestic violence offenses. Engage in a variety of activities to enhance your ability to effectively case manage high risk populations. Examine strategies for multi-disciplinary team building to support tribal probation.

Regional Training #1: Tribal Probation Training Series: Strenghths-Based Approaches to Supervising High Risk Offenders

This training will provide tribal probation officers with insight on the unique needs of specialized offender populations including mentally ill, alcohol and substance abusing offenders, and domestic violence offenders. Tips, tools, and techinques for effective case management of these populations will be explored, and participants will have the opportunity to practice skills through hands-on training, interactive scenarios, and role plays.

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