October 25, 2016 | Announcements | Holley Davis SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, operated by Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA) is known nationally for its work regarding people with behavioral health needs involved in the criminal justice system. Each year, the GAINS Center provides its trauma-informed responses training, How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses, to the field via direct deliveries and Train-The-Trainer (TTT) events. The target audiences for the training program are primarily community-based criminal justice system professionals, including law enforcement, community corrections (probation, parole, and pre-trial services), court personnel, as well as human service providers that serve adult justice-involved populations. To find out more about How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses, please visit the GAINS Center website. This year, the GAINS Center is soliciting applications from experienced trainers (individuals) who are interested in developing their capacity to provide trauma-informed training in their local agencies/communities via the GAINS Center’s How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses training program. Selected applicants will to learn to facilitate the training via a centralized Train-The-Trainer (TTT) event and subsequently deliver the training program in their local communities across the country. While participants must cover their own travel expenses, there are no fees for registration, tuition, materials, or follow-up technical assistance and support associated with the event. If this TTT event for individuals is of interest to you, please review the solicitation and submit your completed application form to the GAINS Center no later than November 17, 2016. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to become the local “expert” in this training program for your agency or community! To download the solicitation for the How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses TTT Event for Individual Trainers, please click here. The TTT Event is scheduled for March 28-29, 2017 in Albany, NY, so please note the dates before applying. The GAINS Center thanks you in advance for your interest, and looks forward to reviewing your application.