Training

Tribal Probation Academy - Session I

The Basic Tribal Probation Academy (TPA) is a comprehensive training academy that provides an opportunity for new and experienced probation officers to obtain up-to-date information and critical skills needed for effective case management, officer safety, and career development. TPA training provides tribal probation officers with current information on topics relevant to their work in the field. The Academy continues to evolve by incorporating new examples, case studies, and growing field expertise of faculty to complement and enhance delivery of the core curriculum.

The Way of the Jedi: Developing the Balance Between the Warrior and Guardian Webinar

We are plagued with stories about police corruption, poor tactics, excessive use of force and as such public outcry for change is louder than ever. As a result, many agencies have attempted quick fixes (e.g., increased accountability, de-escalation classes, cameras) that have not solved the problem. Additionally, there continues to be a debate about if officers should be warrior or guardians and these conversations tend to create division and foster extreme response options that perpetuate officer imbalance.

Parental Arrest Policies and Protecting Children: Training Your Department

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM EST, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, will host a webinar, “Parental Arrest Policies and Protecting Children: Training Your Department.” Webinar panelists will provide training guidance for police departments on parental arrest policies that safeguard children. Resources will be shared that can be utilized for roll call training in police agencies nationwide.

2015 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training

The 2015 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is a three-day comprehensive training covering topics relevant to tribal drug courts/healing to wellness courts, including adult, juvenile, and family models. All practitioners are warmly invited to attend. 

Mobilizing Federal Resources, Collaborating with Other BJA Grantees

As RSAT funding has shrunk, there are even less resources for even the most evidence-based, well run RSAT programs in prisons and jails. Therefore, it is in their interest to collaborate with other BJA funded programs where possible to mutually enhance their services. The Center for Court Innovation is the training/technical assistance provider for drug courts, whose services often dovetail with those of RSAT programs.

Implementation and Impact of the Evidence-based Correctional Program Checklist in California RSAT Projects

Assessing program effectiveness can be challenging. California is using the Evidence-based Correctional Program Checklist (CPC) to help local RSAT projects assess how closely their programs follow known principles of effective intervention. This information helps projects identify the strengths and weaknesses of their programs and provides recommendations for improving the integrity of a program and increasing effectiveness.

A Drug Policy for the 21st Century

ONDCP Deputy Director Leary and Dr. Campopiano will speak about the Obama Administration’s 21st Century approach to drug policy regarding opioid use disorders and overdose. With the alarming uptick in opioid overdose deaths and the high rate of overdose deaths among those reentering the community, this webinar will address the effect opioids have on the brain, the different types of medication assisted treatment (MAT), and the importance of having a comprehensive approach to opioid use disorders which includes MAT, overdose prevention, and continuity of care.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Mar 7, 2016)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Mar 1, 2016)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

Enhancing Tribal and State Collaborations to Build Sustainable Public Safety Partnerships (Jan 2016)

This course is designed to be a proactive, comprehensive, training experience that fosters collaboration among tribal, state, federal, and local governments. The class will train and equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify existing tribal justice challenges for the purpose of strengthening partnerships to more effectively implement criminal justice initiatives in their organizations.

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