In this webinar, BJA leaders will review the FY 2018 COAP grant application process. This site-based grant program provides awards ranging from $100,000 to $1,500,000 for a 24- to 36-month project period to deliver financial and technical assistance to states, units of local government, and American Indian tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic.
Law enforcement is often the first point of contact for those with substance use disorders. In the United States, approximately 1.5 million individuals arrested each year are at risk of substance dependence. Treatment courts strive to combine effective justice approaches with clinical services, and law enforcement officers are vital to achieving this goal.
During this webinar, Gregory Torain, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Policy Advisor, will review the fiscal year 2018 BJA Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program Solicitation guidelines and will be available to answer questions. Moderator: Preeti Menon, Senior Associate Director, Justice Programs Office.
Although crime control policy and program development processes are increasingly being informed by scientific evidence, identifying and adopting what works is only part of what’s needed to realize positive outcomes. Evidence-based programs and practices (EBPs) still have to be implemented with fidelity and integrity in order to be successful. Unfortunately, implementation is not an easy task. Implementation science, however, can help practitioners tackle implementation challenges so the promise of EBPs can be more fully realized.
Although drug and alcohol treatment are common mandates in the U.S. criminal justice system, many clients do not initiate treatment. The Motivational Assessment Program to Initiate Treatment (MAPIT) is a web-based motivational intervention that addresses this gap by linking a person’s risk and needs factors to case plans that the client can develop.
This webinar will explore:
- Clinical features of MAPIT,
- Research findings from a randomized controlled trial, and
- A cost-effectiveness study.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Ohio Pre-Criminal Intervention Program" webinar on March 28, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn about how cross-system collaboration and data sharing are addressing opioid misuse in the state of Ohio by supporting the implementation of a pre-criminal intervention program (PCIP).
The Center for Court Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and Birmingham, Alabama Municipal Court, is hosting the 2018 Community Courts and Public Safety Conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Monday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 9, 2018. These international conferences for community court practitioners have been taking place every two years since 2010.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, is hosting the "Saving a Life Twice: The Naloxone Plus Solution to Reducing Overdoses and Connecting to Treatment" webinar on March 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. Attendees will learn how the Naloxone Plus framework can help "safe a life twice" — first, by reviving someone who has overdosed, and second, by connecting him or her to treatment...
Addressing the opioid epidemic at scale requires the coordination of health and social services professionals, law enforcement, criminal justice, and academic and government policy experts. These coordination efforts will rely on the sharing of precision data to help analyze trends and patterns of local and regional opioid drug abuse. Microsoft has put its Cloud and associated technologies at the ready to support all government jurisdictions as well as health, social services, and law enforcement agencies to combat this health services and social services challenge.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) leadership, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) team, invites you to this no-cost webinar on February 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. ET to learn how peer recovery support services are helping jurisdictions across the country address the opioid epidemic, bringing help and hope to individuals and families.