State Agencies

Webinar: Peer Recovery Support Services in Tribal Communities

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.

Webinar: Ask the Expert: Co-Occurring Disorders Simplified

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).

State, Meet Federal: Prosecuting Law Enforcement Involved Sexual Violence

Join AEquitas for their webinar “State, Meet Federal: Prosecuting Law Enforcement Involved Sexual Violence” on June 11, 2021 at 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will focus on federal jurisdictions’ reach to prosecute sexual violence by those in all levels of government, including coordinating among federal and state authorities to enhance investigations based on evidence. Presenters will also discuss three critical Federal Rules of Evidence to help build a case and corroborate a victim’s account even without physical evidence or eyewitness testimony.

Webinar: Using Evidence for Impact: Data, Research, and Evaluation

Join the Urban Institute and The Pew Charitable Trusts for their webinar “Using Evidence for Impact: Data, Research, and Evaluation” on May 27, 2021 at 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET. Presenters will discuss how practitioners use evidence and will give examples of using different types of evidence, such as performance metrics, administrative and statistical data, survey research, and formal program evaluation results, when making decisions about policy, programs, and management. 

Speakers

Allison Holmes, Senior Research Associate, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Webinar - Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program

Hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), this webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to BJA’s Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation. This program supports efforts of state, local and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors and their partner to investigate, prosecute and resolve and support those impacted by unsolved homicides involving civil rights violations that occurred prior to December 31, 1979. This year, BJA added a category for national training and technical assistance. The presen

Webinar: Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Alliance Development - A Successful Tribal Model

Attend this webinar for a discussion on Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) of the Flathead Nation's journey to implement a successful Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Alliance including the steps they took, key community stakeholders they involved to achieve success, and how they have been able to sustain their Alliance.

Webinar: “An Agency’s Cybersecurity and the Integrity of Digital Evidence”

This webinar will examine law enforcement agency cybersecurity challenges resulting from the cyber threats faced by municipalities, counties, and state governments. The webinar will explore how a cyber incident for a law enforcement agency can impact (even lose) a criminal case for the prosecution or negatively impact the agency’s credibility in general. When providing agency cybersecurity, not all postures and solutions are the same.

Presented by:

Carter Schoenberg, Executive Vice President of Cybersecurity Solutions at IPKeys Power Partners

Webinar - COVID-19: Managing the Stress of Uncertainty by Taking Care of You

The "COVID-19: Managing the Stress of Uncertainty by Taking Care of You" webinar will help policy makers and all disciplines of correctional staff provide training and technical assistance on effective management of employees and subsequent related stressors that can be caused by pandemic-type occurrences.

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