Training

2017 Body-Worn Camera Solicitation Webinar

This Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) webinar will review the 2017 Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Policy and Implementation Program (PIP) Solicitation, including a specific focus on solicitation requirements for unique “small agencies” (25 or fewer sworn officers). It will review the eligibility, goals, requirements, considerations, funding, and other expectations for all categories of agencies (small, medium, large, and extra-large) considering applying under this grant.

National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative FY2017 Solicitation Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Solicitation for prospective applicants. For the FY 2017 solicitation, eligible applicants are limited to state law enforcement agencies, units of local government, federally recognized American Indian tribal governments, prosecutor’s offices, or governmental non-law enforcement agencies acting as fiscal agents for one of the other listed eligible applicants.

Regional Training #3: Strength-Based Approaches to Supervising High Risk Populations

This training will provide tribal probation officers with insight on the unique needs of specialized offender populations including the mentally ill, alcohol and substance abusing offenders, and domestic violence offenders. Tips, tools, and techniques 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.

BJA Webinar on January 10 – Fiscal Year 2017 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program Solicitation

Join the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) for an informational webinar on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the BCJI Program (current model and training and technical assistance program) as well as a walkthrough of key changes in the FY 2017 solicitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

Webinar: New STOP Rule Clarifies Several Issues

OVW published the new final rule about the Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors (STOP) Violence Against Women formula grant program. “Conforming STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program Regulations to Statutory Change; Definitions and Confidentiality Requirements Applicable to All OVW Grant Programs” was published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2016.

Webinar: CTAS FY 2017: Funding Opportunities for Healing to Wellness Courts (12/15/16)

This webinar provides a brief overview of Healing to Wellness Court funding opportunities available within the FY 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). This webinar focuses primarily on purpose areas 3 and 8, which can include funding for adult, family, and juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts. The webinar details the CTAS application process, important considerations, grant writing tips, and available technical assistance providers. Representatives from the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will be available to answer questions.

Student Mental Health and Wellness (Dec 2016)

Mental health is important and plays a role in our daily lives. It refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how a person thinks, feels, and acts.

Mental health problems can develop in children and youth at any age. Studies show that 20 percent of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade suffer from a mental health issue on any given day in any given classroom; and 10 percent of these issues are serious enough to affect how that student behaves at home, at school, and with others.

Selecting and Using Risk Assessment Tools in Problem-Solving Courts

The Justice Programs Office at American University will be conducting a webinar entitled, "Selecting and Using Risk Assessment Tools in Problem-Solving Courts," on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET.  This webinar will be presented by Dr. Sarah Desmarais, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Applied Social and Community Psychology Program at North Carolina State University.

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