GAINS: Communities can Apply for Trauma-Informed Training and CJ System Responses Training

<http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/solicit/header.jpg> November 28, 2012

Solicitation for Applications

SAMHSA'S GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation Seeks Communities to Participate in Trauma-Informed Trainings

SAMHSA's GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA), known nationally for its work regarding people with behavioral health needs involved in the criminal justice system, is soliciting applications from communities interested in its How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses training. The target audiences for this training are community-based criminal justice system professionals, including police, community corrections (probation, parole, and pre-trial services officers), court personnel, and other human service providers.

To find out more about How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses, please visit the GAINS Center website <http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/trauma/trauma_training.asp#solicit> .

This opportunity is available in one of two formats:

* How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses Training Delivery * How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses Train-the-Trainer event (TTT)

The GAINS Center will offer the training events free of charge to up to eight selected communities between February 2013 and September 2013. Since the purpose of this training initiative is to offer targeted technical assistance and training to prepared communities in the field, there are no fees for registration, tuition, or materials associated with these trainings. If these trainings are of interest to your community, please review the solicitation and submit your completed application form to the GAINS Center no later than January 14, 2013.

To download the How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses training delivery/train-the-trainer solicitation, click here <http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/trauma/trauma_training.asp#solicit> .

We thank you in advance for your interest, and look forward to reviewing your application.

SAMHSA's GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration GAINS at prainc.com <mailto:GAINS at prainc.com?subject=Question/Comment%20About%20New%20Look>

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