Under the Bureau of Justice Assistance's VALOR Program, Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA) provides technical assistance to states, territories, and tribes through a broad range of services (both onsite and virtual) to guide policy and practice change.
BJA NTTAC's online TTA Catalog is a feature for BJA TTA providers to market upcoming webinars, training opportunities, and technical assistance to the justice community based on their needs and locations. The BJA NTTAC team also shares conferences, trainings, and events from across the field that may be of interest to the justice community.
The “Training Catalog” tab lists webinars, training opportunities, and conferences, both upcoming and completed within the past year, while the “Event Calendar” displays these webinars, trainings, and conferences in a monthly calendar view. The “Upcoming Events” tab only displays upcoming webinars, training opportunities, and conferences. The “TTA Resources” tab displays technical assistance, defined as specialized guidance on a particular topic, tailored to a requesting agency; programs, defined as larger TTA programs offered by BJA TTA providers that have various offerings on a particular topic; and training. Lastly, the “BJA TTA Grantees” tab displays a list of current BJA TTA grantees.
Polis Patrol Expert is a web-based digital training system that gives law enforcement agencies of any size a simple, affordable way to create, deliver, and evaluate training scenarios using video footage from body-worn cameras or any other source.
With support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Tribal Law and Policy Institute provides a Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Training and Technical Assistance project, which includes onsite and offsite technical assistance, regional and national trainings, a publication series, and a webin
On November 1, 2018, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in partnership with the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center, presented the webinar "Introducing the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse." This webinar presented the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse (PSRAC), an onl
On February 13, 2019, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in partnership with the Vera Institute of Justice, presented the webinar "Serving Safely: Enhancing Policing for Persons with Mental Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities." This webinar provided participants with an overview of Serv
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are over-represented in every part of the criminal justice system, including as victims and suspects or defendants.
People living with mental illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are disproportionately represented in contacts with police. These interactions can lead to stressful and dangerous conditions for everyone involved.
This webinar provides participants with strategies to improve the behavioral health crisis response for individuals with mental illnesses and intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).