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Providing Victims of Sexual Assault the Care They Deserve

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to renew our commitment to help victims of this violent and vicious crime.  The Office of Justice Programs works year-round to expand and improve services available to those who have suffered the deep trauma of a sexual assault.

Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Persons with Mental Illness and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

December 2019

BJA's Serving Safely Webinar Series  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: 1:29 min.