The Evidence-Based Professionals' Monthly - March 2017
Welcome to your monthly for evidence based professionals. This issue features your collection of relevant articles, webcasts, grant resources, performance tools and our upcoming events.
Quick update - Today I came across a brief note I wrote a while back. I share it today to encourage you. I have this image in my mind of a large corn field. Am looking right at it, and asking myself, "What could be going on" inside those stalks as they float and sway collectively in the gentle, and sometimes unkind outdoor wind? What about their cells and the elements within that "organized" themselves from seedling days, to fully grown maize plants, and ultimately produce bountiful ears of corn for its harvests? Read the rest of my note, or view your other articles below >>
Grants & Funding:
- Current funding opportunities from U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
- Current funding opportunities from SAMHSA
Evidence-Based Human & Justice Services:
- Developing a common language in risk and needs assessment
- Report examines state law enforcement training standard differences for responding to mental illness
- Corrections budget passes Senate
- Report examines how to break reliance on mass incarceration
- Study finds recidivism rare among sex offenders
- Why are shootings deadlier in some U.S. cities?
- Study examines perceptions of police in high crime areas
Youth & Family:
- Research examines family engagement in juvenile drug courts
- Juvenile Justice Quarterly Newsletter
- Contemporary advances in pre-trial detention
- Teaching body control and coping skills to youth
- Study finds widespread support for juvenile rehabilitation over incarceration
- California study examines youth tried and incarcerated in the adult criminal justice system
- Diversion initiatives for youth with behavioral health needs
- Study finds some juvenile institutions increase recidivism
- California reports more adults admitted to ER due to heroin
- “Dripping” becoming popular among teens
- Survey finds more pregnant women using marijuana
Webcasts, Videos, Podcasts:
- How victim advocacy improves the work of reentry staff
- U.S. Department of Justice Video on Reentry
- Checkout our New eLearning Library additions under Reentry in the course catalog. Login Required
Attend a Evidence-Based "PATHWAYS" incorporate training and evaluation, community, and technology to help teams efficiently become, and remain evidence-based.
- "PATHWAYS" for Human Services: Becoming An Evidence-Based Professional & Organization
March 14-17, 2017 | Miami, FL
- Working With Employees: Core Skills for "New & Less Tenured" Supervisors and Managers
Mar-21-2017 | Online Webcast
- Working With Employees on Appraisals: How To Prep, Write & Deliver Effective, On-Time Reviews Every Time!
Mar-28-2017 | Online Webcast
- "PATHWAYS" for Justice Services: Evidence-Based Approaches for Working With Re-entering & Justice Involved Citizens
April 5 - 7, 2017 | New Orleans, LA
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