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Promoting Positive Futures: Evidence-Based Practices
in Juvenile Justice and Behavioral Health
The webinar is sponsored by SAMHSA and OJJDP and will focus on evidence-based approaches to support justice-involved youth with mental health difficulties, including co-occurring disorders. Presenters will discuss the national Reclaiming Futures initiative that promotes social justice- and equity-oriented outcomes for justice-involved youth.
Webinar Available: November 1, 2016 from 1:00-2:00 PM
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Multi-System Collaboration Training and
Technical Assistance Program
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), in partnership with OJJDP's Center for Coordinated Assistance to the States, has issued a request for applications from jurisdictions seeking to engage in multi-system improvement efforts. The Multi-System Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance Program supports jurisdictions that are interested in developing a sound infrastructure to promote multi-system approaches to serving at-risk and justice-involved youth and their families.
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Application Deadline: November 11, 2016
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse
Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts
SAMHSA is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts. The purpose of this program is to expand and/or enhance substance use disorder treatment services in existing adult problem solving courts.
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Application Deadline: December 12, 2016
The next scheduled USF-CJMHSA TA Center quarterly conference call TBD.
What We Do
- Provide technical assistance to counties in preparing a grant application.
- Assist applicant counties in projecting the effect of the proposed intervention on the population of the county detention facility.
- Assist applicant counties in monitoring the effect of a grant award on the criminal justice system in the county.
- Disseminate and share evidence-based and best practices among grantees and statewide.
- Act as a clearinghouse for information and resources related to criminal justice, juvenile justice, mental health, and substance abuse.
- Available to coordinate and assist State interagency work groups for criminal and juvenile justice, mental health, and substance abuse. Use grant outcomes to inform State and local policy, including budgets and system plans.
The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to provide funding under the Program to counties which they may use to plan, implement, or expa...