This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s FY 2021 Collaborative Crisis Response Training Program funding opportunity. This program seeks applications for grant funds from state, local, and tribal law enforcement and correctional entities to implement crisis response training, through a ready to deploy, expanded crisis response curricula that includes: current issues, multilayered approaches in response to people with mental illness, co-occurring conditions and disabilities.
The program provides support and a curriculum for agencies to:
- Plan, develop, and deploy a best practice training program for officers that includes their community.
- Develop a strategy for deploying officers trained in crisis response during times of crisis.
- Evaluate, improve, and sustain community engagement and a best practice program.
The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of this funding opportunity; review its eligibility requirements, and deliverables; and address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.