Join the National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) for the webinar “Responding to the Opioid Crisis: National and Local Responses” on Wednesday, January 17 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the federal and local approaches and solutions to address the opioid epidemic.

NDCRC Webinar - Responding to the Opioid Crisis: National and Local Responses

With America’s opioid crisis continuing to rampage throughout the country, no state has been spared. As heroin, fentanyl, and carfentanil continue to infect our communities, what steps can treatment courts take to combat this scourge? Join the National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) for a webinar that will examine federal and local solutions to the crisis.

This webinar will cover:

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Supervision Series - Part #2: The Long Reach of Intergenerational Trauma: Connecting the Dots

Learn more about trauma-informed supervision strategies when working with clients during this three-part webinar series.

Part #2: "The Long Reach of Intergenerational Trauma: Connecting the Dots"

  • Discuss who trauma impacts and how it presents within the U.S. population.
  • Obtain a deeper understanding about intergenerational trauma, including through the lens of World War II survivors, as told by Viktor Frankl.
  • Examine the link between trauma and criminal behavior.

Webinar: Trauma-Informed Supervision Series - Part #1

Learn more about trauma-informed supervision strategies when working with clients during this three-part webinar series.

Part #1: "What is Trauma?"

  • Define trauma and what it means to be trauma-informed.
  • Explore how stress and trauma impact the brain and the primary areas of the brain involved with responses to stress.
  • Review various types of trauma to consider when working with clients (i.e., intergenerational, childhood, and complex trauma).

November 2017 - Message from BJA's Kristen Mahoney

Dear Colleagues and Providers,

Welcome, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and BJA National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) training and technical assistance (TTA) providers and BJA staff, to the November 2017 edition of the NTTAC In Action newsletter. I want to thank you for all your efforts over the past year working toward BJA and BJA NTTAC’s shared mission of achieving safer communities nationwide.

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