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Detention/Reentry

Girls, Status Offenses And The Need For A Less Punitive And More Empowering Approach

This brief examines the need for gender responsive services in juvenile justice and the implicit bias girls often face in the juvenile justice system.

Status Offense Reform: Planning and Implementing System Change

The purpose of the toolkit is simple: to provide the guidance and tools you need to create—outside of the juvenile justice system—an approach for responding to and serving youth charged with status offenses in the community.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Conference

Event date: 
Sun, 07/13/2014 (All day) - Wed, 07/16/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Sponsor: 
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

This conference is open to professionals interested in the improvement of juvenile and family justice. Topics include child abuse and neglect, trauma, custody and visitation, judicial leadership, juvenile justice, sex trafficking of minors, family violence, drug courts, and more. A preconference workshop will be offered for professionals working with juvenile justice-involved youth who have mental health, trauma, or substance abuse issues.

Project Prevent Program

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education

This program will provide grants to local educational agencies to increase their capacity to identify, assess, and provide mental health services to students exposed to pervasive violence; support conflict resolution programs; and implement school-based prevention strategies that reduce the likelihood that these students will commit future acts of violence.

Award: 
$ 250,000 to $1,000,000
Eligibility: 
This Grant Competition eligibility is limited to local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are considered LEAs under State law.
Deadline: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 (All day)

Safe Online Surfing

Event date: 
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Online
Sponsor: 
Missing and Exploited Children's Program has partnered with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Violent Crimes Against Children Section

This webinar will explore the various dynamics of child online exploitation and other dangers children face online. The presenters will feature FBI's Safe Online Surfing program (FBI-SOS), a free educational Internet program that promotes citizenship and teaches children in grades 3rd-8th how to recognize and respond to online dangers. The presenters will also demonstrate how parents and schools can utilize the SOS program to positively impact children's awareness of the deception and methods of online predators.

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"Now is the Time" Project AWARE Local Educational Agency Grants

Funder: 
U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The purpose of this program is to assist local educational agencies to begin to support the training of school personnel and other adults who interact with youth in both school settings and communities to detect and respond to mental illness in children and youth, including how to encourage adolescents and their families experiencing these problems to seek treatment. It is required that individuals be trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) or Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA).

Award: 
Up to $50,000
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants are Local Educational Agencies or consortia of LEAs, as defined by section 9101 (41) of the ESEA. Applicants for this announcement are also required to apply for the Department of Educations’ LEA School Climate Transformation grants or your application will be screened out.
Deadline: 
Mon, 06/16/2014 (All day)

Youth Empowerment Program II: (YEP II)

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The YEP II focuses on the risk behaviors of at-risk minority male youth at critical stages in their lives, and improving long-term outcomes to increase the quality of their lives. Projects should address one or more of the following focus areas:1) minority male youth violence (including gang violence); 2) teen pregnancy prevention education as it relates to males; 3) career preparation training that is appropriate for at-risk minority male youth; and 4) mentoring support services (education and/or college preparation).

Award: 
$250,000 - $500,000
Eligibility: 
Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institution of higher education) • Nonprofit without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institution of higher education) • For-profit organizations (other than small business) For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. • Small, minority, and women-owned business • Universities • Colleges • Research institutions • Hospitals • Community-based organizations • Faith-based organizations • Federally recognized or state-recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments • American Indian/Alaska Native tribally designated organizations • Alaska Native health organizations • Urban Indian health organizations • Tribal epidemiology centers • State and local governments or their Bona Fide Agents (this includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau) • Political subdivisions of states (i
Deadline: 
Fri, 06/13/2014 (All day)

School Climate Transformation Grant Program: Local Educational Agency Grants

Funder: 
U.S. Department of Education

The School Climate Transformation Grant Program--Local Educational Agency Grants provides competitive grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for, and technical assistance to, schools implementing an evidence-based multi-tiered behavioral framework for improving behavioral outcomes and learning conditions for all students.

Award: 
up to $750,000
Eligibility: 
LEAs, or consortia of LEAs, as defined by section 9101(26) of the ESEA.
Deadline: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 (All day)

Planning of New Institutions (PONI) For Tribal Communities

Event date: 
Wed, 05/28/2014 (All day) - Fri, 05/30/2014 (All day)
Location: 
Chandler, AZ
Sponsor: 
The National Indian Justice Center (NIJC)

Purpose of Training: This training is for teams awarded grants under CTAS Area 4.  It promotes a system-wide approach to planning that includes stakeholders from all criminal justice and related community programs. Most communities will have only one opportunity to plan facilities used by this program. Owner involvement is crucial to the success of the planning, and the development of sustainable criminal justice facilities and programs essential to community well-being. Decisions made in this process will influence the community for years to come.