Webinar: FY 2020 BJA Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Grant: Funding Opportunity for Tribes
Recorded March, 9, 2020
This webinar will provide an overview of the 2020 BJA Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Grant soliciation, including grant writing tips, tribal, priority considerations, and additional funding oppurtunitites.
The BJA Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Grant program provides financial and technical assistance to federally recoginized Indian tribal governments, states, state courts, local courts, and units of local government to enhance the operations of drug courts or to implement new veterans treament courts. These courts effectively intergrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judically-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevenent overdoses, For the purposes of this solicitation, an adult "drug court" is defined as a court program managed by a multidisciplinary team that responds to the offenses and treatment needs of participants who are diagnosed wiht a substance use disorder. This definiation explicitly excludes drug offenders who have commited acts of violence.
This webinar will be lead by Lauren van Schilfgaarde, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Legal Development Clinic Director, UCLA School of Law and Gregory Torain, Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.
Below are the materials provided during the webinar for your reference. If you were unable to join the webinar, you can listen to a recording by clicking on the link below.