Criminal Recidivism in Inmates with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

Criminal Recidivism in Inmates with Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders (1)
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Data and Information Sharing Virtual Learning Community Part 3: Data Sharing Among Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Partners—Mechanisms and Platforms for Efficient Data and Information Sharing - July 28 at 12 PM

One of the biggest barriers to data and information sharing across criminal justice and behavioral health partners is the lack of a secure and workable system through which to house and share the data. Across the myriad of options, communities…

Webinar: Representing Veterans in Criminal Cases: Obtaining and Understanding Military Records - July 15 at 1 PM

Veterans undergo an experience far removed from the vast majority of those who sit in judgment of them in the justice system. The military experience, particularly if it involves combat, indelibly shapes the veteran and often has significant…
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Data and Information Sharing Virtual Learning Community Part 2: Data Sharing Among Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Partners—Addressing Data Sharing Agreements and Confidentiality Concerns - June 24 at 12 PM

One of the biggest barriers to data and information sharing across criminal justice and behavioral health partners is the lack of a secure and workable system through which to house and share the data. Across the myriad of options, communities…
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As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement

Prisons across the country have placed prisoners on lockdown — they're kept in their cells mostly around-the-clock — as a way to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Now prison reformers are worried that the response has increased the…
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Unlikely Allies in Research: Ways to Use Research in Public Health to Tell Our Clients' Stories - June 18 at 2 PM

Join the National Association for Public Defense for its next Social Work Meet Up where Dr. Sharon Jones-Eversley will be our guest lecturer and will discuss "Unlikely Allies in Research: Ways to Use Research in Public Health to Tell Our Clients'…
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Inside Innocence: Mental Health and Wellness - June 12 at 11 AM

Join the Innocence Project of Florida for a morning chat with friend and client Dean McKee and his wife, Danie McKee, as we dive into stress management, mental health, and finding a balance amid the chaos in order to be our best selves. IPF…
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Florida Supreme Court Reverses Itself on Death Penalty Restriction from 2016

Saying it made a “clear error” in 2016, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped a decision that gave some Death Row inmates another chance to argue that they should be shielded from execution because they have intellectual disabilities. The…
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Online Course: Intellectual Disability in Capital Cases

It is our mission to ensure that no one with intellectual disability is ever executed. We are dedicated to equipping all members of the capital defense team with the tools needed to discover, investigate, and effectively litigate intellectual…

Social Worker Meet Up - May 21 at 12 PM

Please join us for our second social worker meet-up to discuss the issues you shared in the survey, such as current practices and standards concerning client advocacy and representation in your jurisdictions, how to better work with your teams,…
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Webinar: Lessons from Social and Neurological Perspectives on Positive Youth Development - April 23 at 4 PM

Our juvenile justice system began to take shape during a time of massive immigration and rapid growth of urban areas. Poverty, lack of supervision, and deplorable living conditions were seen as conditions that fostered delinquency. As the system…

Social Worker Meet Up - April 24 at 11:30 AM

NAPD will be hosting an hour meeting on how we at NAPD can help you during these challenging times.  We will start out the conversation talking about our anxiety and how strange it is to be working during the time of Covid-19.  We will also…
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UCF Trauma Clinic Offers Virtual Series on Handling Stress

UCF RESTORES — a trauma clinic best known for helping veterans and first responders overcome PTSD — is offering an ongoing Facebook Live series starting Monday to help the public handle the stress of the current COVID-19 pandemic. “This…

Free Webinar: The Critical Role of Mentors in Veterans Treatment Courts - April 21 at 12 PM

Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) use an interdisciplinary team approach to divert justice involved veterans away from incarceration and into treatment. This proactive approach towards justice involvement is accomplished by effectively targeting…