WHO WE ARE
Texas Behavioral Health and Justice Technical Assistance Center
More than 40% of people arrested or awaiting trial in Texas have a mental illness, substance use disorder, or intellectual and developmental disability. The Texas Behavioral Health and Justice Technical Assistance Center works to reduce this number by providing specialized training and guidance for behavioral health and justice system professionals.

Our Services

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Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance
Training and guidance for professionals.
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Sequential Intercept Mapping
Sequential Intercept Mapping
Strategic planning support through Sequential Intercept Model Mapping workshops.
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Innovative Texas Programs
Innovative Texas Programs
Highlighting local programs across Texas.
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Learn & Engage
Learn and Engage
Collaboration and learning with system leaders across Texas.

Downloads

Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Funding 101
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Briefs
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Across the SIM Crisis Services Jails Courts
Planning for Diversion: A Texas Diversion Center Workbook
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Strategic Plan
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Competency Restoration Guide
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Toolkits
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Competency Restoration Jails Courts
Six Steps to Establishing a Jail In-Reach Program
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Briefs
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Jails Courts Across the SIM Competency Restoration

News & Updates

Upcoming Events

17 Jun
19 Jun
Conference
Texas Council of Community Centers Annual Conference
25 Jun
Training
11:00 a.m. CST
Virtual
SHAPE Training
26 Jun
Webinar
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Virtual
SAMHSA's GAINS Center Webinar: The RED Tool: Identifying and Rectifying Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Treatment Court Programming and Outcomes
12 Jul
15 Jul
Conference
Hillsborough County (Tampa), Florida
2024 NACo (National Association of Counties) Annual Conference & Exposition
21 Jul
25 Jul
Conference
New Orleans, LA
National Association for Court Management (NACM) Annual Conference
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