Global Youth Justice's 8th International Training to Establish and Enhance a local Youth Court or Teen Court diversion program is designed for adults and teams of adults who are interested in Establishing, Enhancing and/or Expanding a local youth justice or juvenile justice diversion program often referred to as youth court, teen court, peer court, student court and peer jury.
To help increase information sharing between justice and health authorities, the Vera Institute of Justice’s Substance Use and Mental Health Program has launched the Justice and Health Connect (JH Connect) website at
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
One of the most important decisions faced by each Family Drug Court is determining its target population and what resources are needed to serve them. This webinar presentation will provide an overview of key considerations when selecting and modifying your target population and why a collaborative approach is critical when making such decisions. Whether you are planning a new Family Drug Court or an established program, these decisions are critical to the mission, practice and policies, outcomes, and sustainability of your FDC. This webinar will highlight two Family Drug C
At Pine Ridge Indian Reservation the budget cuts known as sequestration have slashed millions of federal funding. While the effect of sequestration on the overall economy has been diffuse, with the largest impact falling on the military and companies dependent on Pentagon spending, nowhere has the sting been felt more severely than on American Indian reservations.
The nonprofit Hopi Tewa Women’s Coalition to End Abuse is putting domestic violence into the spotlight by helping community members access shelters and legal aid.
Read the full article by Anne Hoffman at Fronteras website.
The Indian Country Child Trauma Center at the University of Oklahoma
This seven-part webinar series covers a variety of topics related to childhood trauma in Indian Country.
The title of Session 3 is "Evidence-Based Practices in Indian Country."
Dolores Subia BigFoot, PhD, will present.
Please see the attached flyer for more details. No registration is required for this event. Continuing education credits will be available for each one-hour session.
This webinar session will discuss the impact of sexual abuse victimization on inmates in Tribal detention facilities, and the unique challenges and opportunities that exist in the prevention and response to inmates sexual abuse in Indian Country facilities. The expert presenters will discuss specific strategies that can be used to enhance the safety and security of detention facilities in Native communities. A question and answer session will be held at the end of this webinar.
This webinar session will discuss the implications of the Prison Rape Elimination Act and related initiatives for detention facilities in Indian Country. Expert presenter Elizabeth Price Layman will explore legal requirements for the protection of inmates and residents in Tribal facilities, as well as practical strategies to enhance the prevention and response to sexual abuse incidents. The webinar will also explore the impact of sexual abuse on facilities, employees, inmates, and the community as a whole.