Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2020 The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities

This webinar introduces the FY20 Kevin and Avonte Program site grantees to BJA, IACP, and each other, and includes a presentation from BJA and the IACP on grant program goals and objectives, budget information, and TTA resources. 

Target Audience: FY20 Kevin and Avonte Program site grantees 

Objective: To facilitate introductions between BJA, IACP, and grant sites, while also providing a review of program goals and objectives. The webinar also provides overview of grant management, performance expectations, reporting schedule, and IACP’s role as training and technical assistance provider. 

Project Funding Provided By: Bureau of Justice Assistance 

Includes: 1.5 hour webinar delivered by IACP and BJA staff

Jackie Hazzan

IACP Project Manager

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Jackie joined the IACP in April 2020, and currently serves as aProject Manager on the Mental Health and IDD team. She also works part-time asa Professor of Law & Psychology in the Master of Arts in ForensicPsychology Program at the George Washington University.

Prior to beginning at the IACP, Jackie worked at theInternational Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC), where sheworked on advocating for global legislation protecting children from variousforms of abuse.Jackie is a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia. She holds a J.D.from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she studied CriminalLaw and National Security Law.  She also earned a M.A. in ForensicPsychology from The George Washington University, and was hired upon graduatingas a Professor of Law and Psychology. Her undergraduate studies earned her aB.A. in Political Science with minors in Foreign Affairs and Spanish, and aconcentration in Middle East studies. 

Jackie’s career as a public servant began with her clerkshipsduring law school. She started in the Special Victim’s Unit of the Erie CountyDistrict Attorney’s Office, followed by the Cybersecurity Unit at the UnitedStates Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio. Jackie also clerkedat the United States Coast Guard’s Office of Legal Affairs, where sheinvestigated internal crimes of a sexual nature. 

Kristie Brackens

Senior Policy Analyst

Elaine Smokes

Grant Management Specialist

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Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2020 The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Orientation Video
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IACP Credit Hours and Certificate of Attendance
1.50 IACP Credit Hours credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 IACP Credit Hours credits  |  Certificate available