Welcome to Research Partnerships!
This course was developed to support justice-system and behavioral health professionals seeking to address the challenges posed by opioid and other substance use and who are either working with researchers or are considering partnering with researchers. We developed this course based on our years of experience providing training and technical assistance for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Project Safe Neighborhoods and Innovations Suite of Programs.
These programs have prioritized the systematic use of data-driven, evidence-based, and innovative approaches to enhance capacity and outcomes in community safety. This has now been extended in JCOIN. NIDA and BJA are collaborating through the JCOIN to address substance use disorder through development and implementation of evidence-based approaches to addressing substance use disorder.
About Ed McGarrell
Ed McGarrell is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He is also part of the JCOIN Training and Technical Assistance Team.
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