Learn more about the latest news from OVC to include the appointment of OVC’s new director, Darlene Hutchinson. Find information about mandatory OVC CTAS Grantee Regional Training Workshops scheduled throughout fiscal year (FY) 17 Read more
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, Georgetown University (CJJR) and the Center for Children’s Law and Policy are accepting applications for the Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Read more
Jeff Rojek, Associate Director for the Center for Law and Behavior at the University of Texas, explains what the research shows about why law enforcement officers are more or less likely to use seat Read more
Webinar To Discuss Teaching Children About Consent.
On July 26, 2017, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College, will present “Teaching Children About Consent.” Read more
Deadline to Apply: August 10, 2017.
OVC anticipates that it will make awards under five distinct purpose areas:
1. Purpose Area 1: Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training for Crime Victim Advocates—Help victim service providers Read more
Learn more about the latest news from OVC to include how to nominate a victim service provider/organization for a 2018 NCVRW Award as well as how to access Read more
The NPJS – National Partnership for Juvenile Services, in collaboration with Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs, is hosting a Training for Trainers on July 10–14, 2017, Read more
“In an effort to address high rates of youth suicide, the Anchorage school district is expanding its crisis response team. Made up of more than a dozen staff members, the team helps Read more
On September 26–28, 2017, Global Youth Justice, Inc. will host its 17th Global Youth Justice Training Institute in Cape Cod, MA. Participants will learn strategies to enhance and establish volunteer-driven youth diversion programs—teen, peer, Read more
If you know an individual, team, program, or organization that demonstrates outstanding service in supporting victims and victim services, nominate them today for the 2018 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Learn about Read more
Overview: Under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.), the U.S. Department of Housing Read more
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) Webinar: “The Role of Law Enforcement in Elder Abuse Cases.”
June 26, 2017.
2:00–3:00 p.m. eastern time.
Yolonda Campbell, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, hosts Read more
Cara Altimus, former ASSS Fellow with NIJ, discusses the importance of law enforcement and first responders understanding mental illness, its causes, and how it affects the brain. She speaks about the correlation between drug Read moreRegistration Open for National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) 80th Annual Conference. July 16–19, 2017. Washington, Read more
On June 13, 2017, at 2 p.m. ET, OJJDP’s National Training and Technical Assistance Center will host the review webinar for the “OJJDP FY 2017 National Intertribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative” solicitation. OJJDP will Read moreRegister for End Violence Against Women International – EVAWI‘s Regional Training Conference in St. Louis, MO from August 14-18, 2017. Agenda includes Read more
Professors Jacqueline B. Helfgott and Elaine Gunnison of the Criminal Justice Department at Seattle University are seeking insight from women working across all components of the criminal justice system to include police, courts, corrections, Read moreFY 2017 Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative – The purpose of the HHS OMH is to improve minority health and the quality of health care minorities receive Read moreOn June 6, 2017, from 6 to 7 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with United National Indian Tribal Youth, Read moreProvide training and technical assistance to federally-recognized tribal jurisdictions for the primary purposes of 1) identifying programs and/or tools used in juvenile and adult sex offender treatment and sex Read more
Learn more about the latest news from OVC to include how to nominate a victim service provider/organization for a 2018 NCVRW Award and how to sign up for OVC e-mail notification. Find resources for Read moreRegister through OVC’s Information Clearinghouse, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), and select “Victims” as a topic of interest to receive periodic OVC email announcements. Read moreNative sisters, wives, mothers, grandmothers, teachers, secretaries, administrators, and leaders, all come together to build upon the strength and power of our Native Women! REGISTER TODAY AND SAVE! Read moreToday (May 25) at 2 p.m., OJJDP will livestream the The United States Department of Justice’s National Read more
On May 30, 2017, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Read moreOffice for Victims of Crime (OVC) annually recognizes individuals, teams, programs, and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims and Read more
This announcement governs the proposed award of formula grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal organizations. The purpose of these grants Read moreIndian Health Service Funding Opportunity: National Urban Indian Behavioral Health Awareness – The purpose of this Indian Health Service cooperative agreement is to further the Read more
May 23, 2017, the Center for Indian Community Development (CICD) and NeighborWorks America is hosting a “Roundtable Discussion: Building Economic Read more
Improve your response to victims of crime through promising practices, current research, and effective programs and policies. This multidisciplinary institute offers more than 80 victim-centered, practice-based, research-informed trainings to sharpen your skills, Read moreIn preparation for National Missing Children’s Day on May 25, the Office for Victims of Crime TTAC (OVC TTAC) Read moreIts National Police Week 2017 (May 14th – May 20th). In support of this week, visit NCJRS for a compilation of federal resources in the Special Feature: Law Read moreCheck out the recently developed Tribal Information Exchange, a project of the Capacity Building Center for Tribes that provides the latest tribal child welfare news and resources, including a tribal Read moreVictim advocacy requires that advocates on-the-ground address the realities and needs of all survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at the Read moreThe award recipient will build on the successes of the past OJJDP National Intertribal Youth Leadership Summits and the Today’s Native Leaders program to further expand the types of Read moreAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Behavioral Health Webinar Series: The Hope Squad Program – Addressing Suicide Prevention and Untreated Mental Illness. May 18, 2017. 3:00 p.m. Read moreIf you haven’t already completed this short survey, please do so now to help shape next year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Resource Guide. The survey closes tomorrow, Read more
We want to congratulate our Unified Solutions team member, Dianne Barker-Harrold, who was nominated by the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) to serve on their Read moreThe Tribal Legal Code Resource: “Sexual Assault and Stalking Laws Resource Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Criminal Laws against Sexual Assault and Stalking” is Read moreWorking with Child and Adolescent Victims: The Principles of Forensic Interviewing Seminar – August 1-3, 2017 at the National Advocacy Center. The U.S. Department of Justice’s Read moreSocial and Economic Development Strategies -SEDS –The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families Read moreOn May 18, 2017, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. ET, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership will present “The Restorative Power of Mentoring for Read moreThe National Center for Victims of Crime (National Center) is seeking a skilled graphic designer to develop a project logo and branding Read moreDo you want to create an elder abuse case review multidisciplinary team (MDT), but you don’t know where to start? — Start here! The Elder Justice Read moreThe omnibus appropriations bill passed by Congress reduced the cap on spending from the Crime Victims Fund in 2017 to $2.573 billion, down from $3.042 bill in 2016. This Read more
Access the Correctional Resources Special Feature from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) for information and materials during National Correctional Officers & Employees Week (May 7–13).Register today for the Federal Tribal Trauma Training Workshop. May 16, 2017. 9:30 AM to 12:00PM EST.Read moreOn April 28, 2017, The United States Department of Justice approved the partial final rule that amends OJJDP’s Formula Grant Program regulations. Read moreThe National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is proud to offer its members the new Legislative Advocacy Toolkit, created Read more
Advances in the technology for processing and analyzing DNA evidence — plus maintenance and expansion of the National DNA database — have brought about a profound change to the criminal justice system.
Check out Read moreRegister for National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges‘ (NCJFCJ) upcoming webinar “Working in Tribal Communities to Protect Victims and Communities Read moreEach year, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) recognizes extraordinary individuals, teams, programs, and organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievements in supporting victims and victim Read moreThe 6th Annual Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is taking place September 12-14, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM.The Read moreRAINN invites you to join hundreds of runners across the country for the fourth annual Lace Up for RAINN Virtual 5K Read moreHelp shape next year’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide. Your feedback is critical to helping provide the most practical set of tools to help you serve Read moreOJJDP Acting Administrator Eileen M. Garry discusses the Changing Minds national public awareness campaign. The United States Department of Justice launched Changing Minds Read moreOffice for Victims of Crime (OVC) Training and Technical Assistance Center will present an Expert Q&A discussion with Dan Eddy, Read moreThe National Indian Country Training Initiative, together with the FBI’s Indian Country Crimes Unit, is pleased to announce that they are co-sponsoring an Indian Country Read more
The United States Department of Justice’s National Indian Country Training Initiative, in partnership with the International Association of Forensic Nurses, is pleased to announce the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners’ Expert Witness Training. Read moreOptionB.org is a new website founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg that addresses building resilience in the face of grief, loss and trauma. Option B provides resources for adults, children Read morePre-registration is now closed. You can register onsite using a credit card, check or cash. Complete the registration form found online and bring it with you Read moreOffice for Victims of Crime (OVC) Webinar: “Fill in the Blanks- Starting and Running an Elder Abuse Case Review MDT (Elder Read more“The new rules also give tribal governments a greater degree of flexibility in how they interact with national disaster relief programs. “One of the things Read moreThe National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with OJJDP and Read moreThe Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services has (HHS) sent out a request for information from tribes. This request for Read more“Coming Together to Address Human Trafficking in Native Communities.”Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 1-2:30 pm MSTRead more“It is paramount that tribal police have the tools they need to fight crime and maintain public safety in their communities,” said Attorney General Sessions. “Law enforcement in Indian Read more