The Sentinel Events Initiative (SEI) aims to empower jurisdictions by learning from negative outcomes in the criminal justice system and preventing their reoccurrence. Currently, the Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking sites for the SEI National Demonstration Collaboration, in which jurisdictions across the country will receive technical assistance to conduct sentinel event reviews of outcomes such as wrongful releases, in-custody deaths, or fatal overdoses of justice-involved individuals.
To support people on their paths to recovery from substance use disorders, the use of peer specialists in peer recovery support services (PRSS) is increasing across diverse criminal justice settings. Peer specialists offer the benefits of their own experiences with recovery, provide hope and social support, and can change the outcomes for those in recovery.
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Evidence-based policing sounds like a great idea. After all, other professions such as medicine and science are constantly refining, improving, and innovating the best practices for their professions.
Law enforcement – especially given its critical role in society – should be no different.
The National Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network seeks to expand and improve the outreach and capacity of victim service programs to better address the rights and needs of victims of identity theft and cybercrime nationwide. The national network enhances the capacity to provide assistance to victims and encourages expansion of existing victim service programs and coalitions. This session will provide guidance on improving and expanding service to identity theft victims.
The Virtual Tribal Listening Session, hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), will gather the views of tribal stakeholders in order to inform the federal-tribal partnership and grant-making priorities.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)'s Tribal Stakeholder Preparatory Session, a teleconference/webcast, will engage tribal stakeholders on the purpose of the listening session and provide information that will help tribal stakeholders prepare for the Virtual Tribal Listening Session, scheduled for Tuesday, March 26. BJA leadership and staff will be available to respond to questions during this session.
Communities seeking to connect addicted individuals to substance use disorder treatment services may arrive at the seminal question, "Divert to what?" Further, trouble accessing adequate and appropriate quality treatment poses an enormous barrier to fully implementing diversion processes.
This webinar will focus on the needs of children who have a parent who is incarcerated. The presenters will concentrate on how schools and school personnel can support the child, his/her caregiver, and parent in a positive manner.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program 2019 Competitive Grant has been announced! Join Gregory Torain, BJA Policy Advisor, for a webinar to review the fiscal year 2019 solicitation guidelines. He will provide a detailed explanation of the application requirements and will be available to answer specific questions.
On February 21, 2019 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will host a webinar to discuss the new “Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model” from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center.