The Surviving Victims: Guiding the Families of Homicide Victims Through the Criminal Justice Process
This webinar focuses on how to be the best advocate possible for victims of capital crimes and their families, with emphasis on building effective, empathetic relationships with these families and guiding them through the judicial process. This presentation includes resources for prosecutors dealing with such capital litigation cases. Video run time: 56 min.
Mitigating Mental Health Defenses
This video explores various mental health defenses in capital cases & how prosecutors can effectively counter them. A career prosecutor who has been on the front lines of many high-profile cases, First Assistant Ed McCann of the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Office, provides anecdotal insights & practical tools to take straight into trial. This presentation is intended for prosecutors, prosecution teams, victim advocates, and law enforcement personnel. Video run time: 1 hour 11 min.
The Case for Police-Mental Health Collaboration: What Every Law Enforcement Executive Should Know
This webinar provides an in-depth look at the challenges many communities face and shares real-world experiences in developing Police-Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) programs to address them. Video run time: 2 hours 12 min.
Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities: 10 Facts Officers Need to Know
This webinar provides 10 practical tips law enforcement officers can use to effectively serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Additionally, the webinar presenters share information about how officers can seek further training through the "Pathways to Justice" law enforcement module. Video run time: 1 hr 17 min.
Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Persons with Mental Illness and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
This webinar provides strategies to improve the behavioral health crisis response for individuals with mental illnesses and intellectual & developmental disabilities (I/DD). It presents models of mental health crisis response, including Crisis Intervention Teams, mobile crisis, co-responder, and stand-alone mental health response training. It discusses how research addresses the effectiveness of models for responding to individuals with I/DD & directions for future research. Video run time: 1 hour 29 min.
Post Award Grant Management
Attendees reviewed and learned how to comply with grant agreements including when and how to submit administrative, financial, and audit reports; how to draw down grant funds; and our most frequently requested topic – how to execute budget modifications.
OVC TFMC hosted its first webinar on Post-Award Grant Management on November 14, 2019, with more than 100 participants.
National Institute of Justice: Strengthening Science and Advancing Justice
NIJ LEADS Program Increases Research Capabilities of Law Enforcement Officers
This video, produced for IACPTV, provides an overview of the NIJ Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program. NIJ LEADS Scholars from Dayton and Newark police departments provide an overview of the LEADS program as they describe their projects and experiences working in the program.
Hear from LEADS scholars Major Wendy Stiver, Dayton Police Department, and Captain Ivonne Roman, Newark Police Department. Video run time: 5:43 min.
Protecting Against Stress & Trauma – Part 2: Research & Practice
Part 2 of Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Research & Practice. At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. Video run time: 24:58 min.
Protecting Against Stress & Trauma – Part 3: Next Steps
Part 3 of Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Next Steps. At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. Video run time: 14:25 min.
This gathering provided an exploration into what additional research is needed to best support officer health and wellness, potentially highlighting priority areas for future research.