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OJJDP SRAD National Training Conference 2019: Youth Waiver to Adult Court Overview

February 2020

Youth Waiver to Adult Court Overview  Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, provides an overview of the waiver and transfer provision of the Juvenile Justice Reform Act (JJRA) and states’ responsibilities under the section at the 2019 State Relations and Assistance Division’s (SRAD) National Training Conference. Video run time: 31:27 min.

OJJDP January/February 2020 News @ A Glance Video Message

January 2020

Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, January/February 2020 Video Message  The Administrator discusses the vital role mentoring can play in ensuring a brighter future for our nation's youth. Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52 percent less likely than their peers to skip a day of school, 46 percent less likely to start using illegal drugs, and 55 percent more likely to enroll in college. Video run time: 2:46 min:

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Performance Measures Training 2019

January 2020

BJA's October 2019 Training - PSN Performance Measures   Training for Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grantees and program team members focused on performance measures, how to report them in the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT) System, and how the information is used. Common reporting challenges were reviewed. Video run time: 10:40 min.

Key Points About Stress and Wellness for Law Enforcement Leadership

January 2020

Key Points: Stress and Wellness for Law Enforcement  Research professionals discuss what they believe law enforcement leadership should focus on when dealing with officer health and wellness. This includes identifying trauma and warning signs for suicide, utilizing a “preventive maintenance” approach to the health and wellness of officers, and finding ways that can help officers deal with everyday stressors. Video run time: 2:13 min.

How Law Enforcement Culture Plays into Stress and Wellness

January 2020

Culture Plays into Stress and Wellness  Discussion about how the law enforcement culture of not showing weakness might deter some officers from getting help if they are suffering from mental health issues. The subject matter experts recommend listening to officers and conveying that it’s okay to express emotions. Video run time: 2:22 min.

Officer Stress and Wellness: Bringing Practitioners and Researchers Together

January 2020

Officer Stress and Wellness   Discussion about the importance of practitioners and researchers working together to study the effects of stress and trauma on law enforcement. The speakers note how the partnership can ensure that all stakeholders are involved, make the data more usable and understandable, and create a synergy of practical experience and vetted academic foundations. Video run time: 1:27 min.

Law Enforcement Stress and Trauma Discussion Takeaways

January 2020

Stress and Trauma Discussion Takeaways  Panelists provide their opinions on what they hope people will take away from the seminar. These takeaways are managing officer expectations at the academy level for the stress and trauma that they could face on the job and sharing research resources on officer resiliency with law enforcement agencies. Video run time: 2:06 min.

Speakers: John Violanti, research professor at University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions; Wendy Stiver, major at the Dayton (Ohio) Police Department.

Applying the Latest Research to Prevent Bullying: Empowering Schools to Change Behavior & Attitudes

January 2020

NIJ - Empowering Schools to Change Behavior & Attitudes  Bullying prevention is an important aspect of school safety. During this webinar, co-sponsored by NIJ and the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, renowned bullying prevention researchers will share information schools can use to address bullying. This information will include helping teachers respond to bullying in the classroom and giving students who see bullying tools to take action to address it. Video run time: 1:41 min.