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Adult Drug Court Research to Practice Initiative
The National Center for State Courts has teamed with American University for an Adult Drug Court Research to Practice (R2P) Initiative to promote the timely dissemination of information emerging from research on addiction science, substance abuse treatment, and adult drug court programs. With funding from BJA and the National Institute of Justice, the R2P Initiative will produce a series of webinars, webcasts, and other work products that disseminate important research to practitioners and policymakers.

Please visit the new R2P web site for more information on current and future information resources, including:

  • Videos on Performance Measurement and Program Evaluation for Drug Courts
  • A webinar on Appropriate Target Population
  • A webcast on The Role of Medication
  • A webinar on Effective Substance Abuse Treatment
  • A webinar on Seven Program Design Features: Adult Drug Court Principles, Research and Practice

Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

The FY 2019 Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness solicitation is now available. Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide reentry services and programs for offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness returning from incarceration. Apply by: June 25, 2019.



Upcoming Webinar on the COAP Site-based Program

On April 29, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET, join BJA for a webinar about the FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP) funding opportunity. Learn more and register for this webinar.



Improving Justice and Mental Health Collaboration: Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees and the Field

BJA has released the FY 2019 Improving Justice and Mental Health Collaboration: Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees and the Field opportunity. Through this solicitation, BJA seeks training and technical assistance (TTA) providers to support the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) and the Justice and Mental Health State-Based Capacity Building Program (CBP) by providing TTA to criminal justice agencies and their partner mental health and substance abuse authorities to reduce crime and recidivism associated with people with mental illnesses. Apply by: June 11, 2019.



Funding Webinars – Participate and Access Materials

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA has hosted several solicitation-specific webinars as well as Grant Applicant Education Series webinars. Visit the BJA Funding Webinars page to learn about upcoming webinars and to access presentation files for and YouTube links to watch previously held webinars.



Blog: Federal Agencies Work Toward Reducing Opioid Impact on Youth

On March 14, members of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention listened to a panel of federal representatives discuss the national opioid crisis' impact on youth as well as the government's response to the crisis. Read the blog post to see how BJA is helping by investing in an OD map tracking system and other efforts.



Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program

Through the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program (COAP), BJA is seeking applications to plan and implement comprehensive programs in response to the growing opioid epidemic. Apply by: June 5, 2019.



OJJDP FY 2019 Family Drug Court Program (Webinar)
Dates: 4/29/2019 - 4/29/2019
Location: 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET,

COAP Site-based Program FY19 Competitive Grant (Webinar)
Dates: 4/29/2019 - 4/29/2019
Location: 2:00 p.m. ET,

Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)--The Martinsburg Initiative (Webinar)
Dates: 5/2/2019 - 5/2/2019
Location: 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET,

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do
Dates: 5/7/2019 - 5/7/2019
Location: Ypsilanti, MI

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do
Dates: 5/14/2019 - 5/14/2019
Location: Ypsilanti, MI

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Front-End Diversion Initiative
A preadjudication diversion program designed to divert juveniles with mental health needs away from the juvenile justice system through specialized supervision and case management.

Milwaukee (Wis.) Homicide Review Commission (MHRC)
A program that provides a unique forum for addressing violence in Milwaukee, Wis., by engaging law enforcement and other stakeholders in the community to assess and evaluate the cause of homicides in efforts to prevent future incidents.

InnerChange Freedom Initiative (Minnesota)
A voluntary, faith-based prisoner reentry program that attempts to prepare inmates for reintegration into the community, employment, family, and other significant relationships through educational, values-based programming.

Too Good for Drugs—Middle School
A school-based drug prevention program designed to reduce students’ intention to use alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs, while promoting prosocial attitudes, skills, and behaviors.

Teenage Health Teaching Modules
A comprehensive school health curriculum for grades 6 to 12. By addressing various health issues, the curriculum aims to positively affect student health knowledge, attitudes, practices, and behaviors.

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Solutions for Safer Communities: BJA FY 2012 Annual Report to Congress, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2014. This Annual Report describes the funding, technical assistance, and diverse resources BJA provided to support jurisdictions in reducing and preventing crime and promoting fairness in the criminal justice system.
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Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, January-June 2013, BJA-Sponsored, September 2014. This report provides information about RSAT grantee activities during the January through June 2013 period.
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Program Performance Report: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, April 2011-March 2012, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the April 2011–March 2012 reporting period.
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Quarterly Performance Update: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, January-December 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the January-December 2011 reporting period.
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Program Performance Report: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, July 2010-June 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the JAG program for the January-June 2011 reporting period.
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Program Performance Report: Recovery (ARRA) Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, April 2011-March 2012, This report highlights activities funded by the ARRA JAG program for the April 2011-March 2012 reporting period.
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Quarterly Performance Update: Recovery (ARRA) Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, January-December 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the ARRA JAG program for the January-December 2011 reporting period.
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Performance Update: Recovery (ARRA) Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, July 2010-June 2011, This report highlights activities funded by the ARRA JAG program for the July 2010-June 2011 reporting period.
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Program Performance Report: Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program, April-September 2012, BJA-Sponsored, 2012. This resource includes grant activity performance information reported by recipients of BJA RSAT funds.
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