Monthly Archives: December 2018

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: “Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans”

On December 20, 2018, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released its report, “Broken Promises: Continuing Federal Funding Shortfall for Native Americans.” The Commission majority found that the federal government is not meeting its trust responsibilities, and that budgets and spending of federal agencies sponsoring Native American and Native Hawaiian programs, including the Departments of Health and Human Services, Interior, Housing and Urban Development, Justice, and Education, are inadequate.

Read the full report here.

Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Research Lessons for Law Enforcement (Research for the Real World Seminar)

Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Research Lessons for Law Enforcement (Research for the Real World Seminar) | January 25, 2019, 10 a.m. ET

Attend in person (Washington D.C.) or virtually.

At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ proposes to bring together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. In addition, this gathering can provide an exploration into what additional research is needed to best support officer health and wellness, potentially highlighting priority areas for future research.

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