Training Delivery - Webinar

Ethical Issues in Offender Treatment: Professional Boundaries

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar notes that ethical issues related to professional boundaries are among the most problematic and challenging. Although some issues may seem cut and dried in a correctional setting, others may fall into the "gray area" depending on one's role / job description. This training will provide an awareness and understanding of professional boundaries, what they are, and why they are important. It will introduce participants to the concept of the Power Differential and how it impacts the relationships between all RSAT Program staff and community members.

Vera Institute of Justice Webinar - Protecting the Fair Housing Rights of People with Criminal Records

Millions of Americans—a disproportionate number of whom are people of color—have criminal records that can be a barrier to housing. In celebration of National Reentry Week, the Shriver Center and the Vera Institute of Justice will host a webinar on April 28, 2016, on fair housing rights for people with criminal records. 

NSA Webinar - Are You Managing The Change Or Is The Change Managing You?

Although change is really the only constant in life, most of us were never provided the skills and strategies to successfully implement a change effort in our personal and professional lives. As a result, many personal and professional change efforts are conducted in ways that lead to less than successful results.

Treating Men with Substance Use Disorders

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will focus on the special challenges in treating male inmates. Specifically, it will focus on the role their self-definitions of masculinity plays in substance abuse treatment. Masculinity ideologies not only affect how many males think and feel about themselves but influence how they behave.  If not considered by therapists, it may compromise the RSAT substance abuse treatment program.   

BJA FY 2016 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program: Site Based Solicitation Webinar

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host an informational webinar on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of the BCJI program – current model and training and technical assistance (TTA) program – as well as a walk-through of key changes in the FY 16 solicitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions directly to BJA staff.

Reducing the Use of Segregation in Correctional Facilities: Lessons from the Field/ Webinar # 1: Using Assessment to Drive Reform

This is the first in a series of webinars presented by the Vera Institute of Justice’s Safe Alternatives to Segregation Initiative. The purpose of the series is to highlight reforms to segregated housing (also referred to as restrictive housing or solitary confinement) being implemented by corrections agencies across the country. 

BJA Webinar - Enhanced Collaborative Model Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Solicitation

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are hosting a webinar to go over the important points of the FY 2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation, address the changes from 2015 solicitation, and answer any questions 

View the full FY 2016 hanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation.

BJA Webinar - The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees Funding Opportunity

 This webinar will provide an overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) “The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Justice Fines and Fees” funding opportunity. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to learn about the background and key concepts of this funding opportunity, and the requirements of the solicitation. The goal of this program is to encourage and disseminate best practices for coordinated and appropriate justice systems responses due to justice-involved individuals’ inability to pay fines, fees, and related charges.

Taking the Next Steps toward Integrated Recidivism Reduction and Treatment Planning for Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders

This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will discuss criminogenic risk and needs and behavioral health, as well as best practices for the integration of information about criminogenic risk, substance use, and mental disorders into treatment plans. Innovative programs, such as MISSION-Criminal Justice, will be highlighted as one example of a framework for behavioral health reentry programming that has aimed to address criminogenic risk factors with a behavioral health and trauma-informed lens.