Over the last 15 years, criminal justice decision makers, state legislatures, and the federal government have increasingly pushed for the adoption of researched-based, data-driven, or evidence-based programming. This focus has been accompanied by the development of menus of promising and evidence-based programming, including, but not limited to, www.crimesolutions.gov, www.nrepp.samhsa.gov, and www.blueprintsprograms.com.
Please join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for March's Final Fridays webinar, Restitution Enforcement: A Practical Approach to Assure Restitution to Victims, to be held on Friday, March 29th from 3:00-4:00 P.M. (EST). This month's webinar will highlight the Restitution Enforcement Court in Maricopa County, Arizona, which has collected approximately $500,000 in delinquent restitution payments from 2009 through 2011.
On February 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. (eastern time), in commemoration of Black History Month, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will present a Web Forum discussion with Mitru Ciarlante and John Rich, MD, MPH, on best practices for reaching young men of color exposed to violence. Ms. Ciarlante is the Director of Child & Club Safety for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, where she works to strengthen the clubs’ capacity to create safe places for children to learn and grow.
On January 24, 2013, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) released Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) grant applications. On February 19, 2013, the Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) will host a webinar to assist grant applicants with the application process. In this webinar, BJA representatives will provide an overview of this year’s JMHCP grants, discuss eligibility and application materials, and lead a question-and-answer session.
The Missing and Exploited Children's Program (MECP) invites you to participate in December's webinar on Missing Children with Special Needs. MECP has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) for this presentation.
The Department of Justice's Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships invites you to participate in a webinar on the role of transitional employment programs for formerly incarcerated individuals.