CCJBH Releases 19th Annual Legislative Report
January 21, 2021
The Council on Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health’s (CCJBH) recently released their 19th Annual Legislative Report which can be found here. During 2020, in addition to reviewing current research, CCJBH informed the annual report policy recommendations by utilizing councilmember advisors and stakeholder participation in a workgroup format. The workgroups were categorized into Juvenile Justice, Prevention and Diversion, and Reentry and Reintegration, all designed to foster an environment of collaborative information sharing among CCJBH stakeholders. As such, this report provides a compilation of current research and workgroup input/recommendations, which culminate in a list of findings and recommendations for criminal justice and behavioral health leaders and includes specific CCJBH commitments to help address these recommendations.