Through NCCJD’s national information and referral process, we continue to see cases of sex offenses by people with I/DD that are well outside the stereotypical instances portrayed by the media.
Therapeutic interventions aimed at reducing the likelihood of reoffending are a staple of contemporary sex offender management practice. While there is strong scientific evidence that therapeutic interventions work for criminal offenders overall, the effectiveness of treatment for sex offenders has been subject to debate. This uncertainty about the effectiveness of treatment for sexual offenders arguably is due to several factors, including measurement shortcomings and inconsistent research findings.
This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will focus on the implementation of educational technology in a safe and secure manner in an Indiana Department of Correction facility. We will discuss programming and how technology has been used to enhance services and opportunities for inmates. Emphasis will be place on security of the device and systems in place to prevent unwanted access or communication.
This 2:00 p.m. ET webinar will describe the processes employed by the Massachusetts Department of Correction in implementing its Medication Assisted Reentry Initiative (MATRI). Attendees will learn about the best practices used in developing the program, engaging stakeholders and community programs, and overcoming obstacles such as bias, funding, and correctional culture. Attendees will also see the results and outcomes of this program after one year of operation.
Restorative Justice is a different way of responding to crime in communities and criminal justice systems. This 90 minute webinar, hosted by the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) will provide an overview of Restorative Justice principles and practices; review research findings and the application of Restorative Justice practices in the justice system; and discuss the status of restorative justice today.
Join the National Criminal Justice Association webinar, "Adult Sex Offender Management and Juvenile Registration", which will cover sexual offending or sex offender management and treatment topics. This webinar is the eighth in the "What Do We Know About Sexual Offending and Sex Offender Management & Treatment?" series.
This educational and non-commercial webinar will cover the basics (and more) about Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS). TEMS is one of the hottest topics in public safety right now, and whether you are in law enforcement, fire or EMS, there is a lot of confusion in what things mean.
This webinar will address the development of integrated medical support in law enforcement operations and the recent genesis of the Rescue Task Force.
The instructors will provide the attendees current information on the opioid problem, opioid medications and administration, and discuss the important role law enforcement and EMT’s have in combating overdose deaths. Then they will give an overview of Naloxone. Specifically, they will provide attendees with how it works, scenarios when it should be administered, discuss when it should NOT be used, and also cover some of the side effects associated with it.
On August 26th, 2015 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET, the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) will present a webinar titled “Less Lethal Technologies for Law Enforcement.” This webinar will be presented by Mr. Charles Stephenson, SPI Subject Matter Expert. This webinar will describe devices/weapons classified as less-than-lethal used by law enforcement departments. Mr. Stephenson will provide a brief introduction to less lethal technologies along with notes on the effectiveness of several devices in use today.