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Tribal Justice Training 

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Grantee Orientation and
BJA Training and Technical Assistance
Purpose Areas #2 & #3 Training*

February 25-26, 2014 | Washington, DC


Tuesday, February 25, 2014
CTAS Grantee Orientation | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Draft Agenda

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
CTAS Purpose Area #2 and #3 Specific Training* | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Draft Agenda

BJA grantees under Purpose areas #2 & #3 are encouraged to attend additional training on Wednesday, February 26 to learn the BJA-specific training and technical assistance available to all tribes.

Grantees will:
  • Meet other grantees and learn about their projects;
  • Learn how to organize a team for successful grant implementation;
  • See a demonstration of a needs assessment tool to provide grantees with a customized technical assistance plan to assist with achieving project deliverables; and
  • Walk through on-line tools available for immediate on-line assistance
Contact us for more information: Toll free 888-370-1752 or

Training Location

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20008
Map and Directions

Attendees are required to make their own lodging reservations. A room block has been set up at the event venue, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

The group rate is $184 per night (plus 14.5% taxes).

Please make your hotel reservations using one of the following ways to ensure you receive the group rate:
1. Click this link and follow the on page instructions
2. Call our dedicated, toll-free reservation telephone number: 1-877-212-5752 and mention
"U.S. Department of Justice"

NOTE: The Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel may not be able to accept reservation inquiries on certain non-group reservation phone numbers. Please do not call the direct line of the hotel to make a reservation.

*Pending U.S. Department of Justice Approval

Bureau of Justice Assistance Tribal Training & Technical Assistance
2013 Provider Directory

Download or print the BJA Tribal Training & Technical Assistance Provider Directory

The National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC) offers a large number of training and technical assistance opportunities that support tribal justice program development or enhancement. For more than 20 years, tribes have come to NCJTC for assistance with problem-solving and for specialized training topics; their needs are met through a highly skilled cadre of staff and subject matter experts who have worked extensively throughout Indian country.

Many programs offer financial assistance or grant-funded support to meet community and agency needs. The NCJTC has long-standing partnerships with tribal organizations, universities and agencies throughout the country. If a request for training or assistance cannot be met by the skilled and capable staff and consultants of the NCJTC, we will work with our partners to assure requests are completed by someone with the specific expertise needed! We help tribes enhance their justice-system collaboration internally, with other tribes, with local non-tribal jurisdictions, and with state/federal partners and agencies.

A wide array of training and assistance opportunities are available. Training topics relate to program development as well as ways to build partnerships and relationships across disciplines and jurisdictions for enhanced community safety.

National Training Conferences

NCJTC supports a number of training conferences that focus on multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary approaches to address crime, violence and substance abuse. We offer:

Child Protection

We offer programs to address the needs of native children and support their positive development as well as to train service providers, probation officers, and law enforcement officers on how to best respond to the needs of native youth. Learn more about native youth through some of these training events:

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

"Where alcohol and substance abuse are prevalent, public safety concerns are similarly prevalent." said Attorney General Holder. NCJTC is the training and technical assistance provider for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to support the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program grantees. Additional information on resources, training and technical assistance can be found by following the links below:

Tribal Courts and Peacemaking

NCJTC staff work with an amazing group of tribal training and technical assistance providers to support tribes in their work to develop tribal courts and enhance approaches to indigenous justice:

Community Policing, Corrections and Justice Programs

Through grant funding from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, NCJTC offers support to grantees for the Tribal Resource Grant Program. Additional information on this program is available at:

BJA provides support for training designed to enhance the skills and abilities of tribal probation officers through a 3-week intensive, hands-on training program. NCJTC works with project partners at the American Probation and Parole Association to create a comprehensive approach to working with probation officers. For details about the program and financial assistance available to tribal communities, please follow the link below:

Sex Offender Management

Approaches to register and manage offenders in the community is a NCJTC project funded by the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). The SMART Office funds tribes to support the development of registration and monitoring programs. NCJTC is funded to provide training and technical assistance to tribes as they develop programs that are aligned with the requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). NCJTC works with training and technical assistance partners to provide regional training for presiding judges.

Strategic Planning and Grant Administration

A new BJA project will support grantees funded through the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Program (CTAS), purpose area two, Strategic Planning. The Center for Court Innovation, Tribal Justice Exchange (CCI) is a partner on this new project. Resources will be developed and information on the grantees will be available over the upcoming months.

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