The following training and technical assistance opportunities are a sample of those available through nationally recognized agencies and associations.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC)
BJA NTTAC serves as a major source of justice-related training and technical assistance information and resources, and offers specialized assistance on matters affecting the criminal justice field.
Collaborative for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
The CAPTs provide States/jurisdictions and community-based organizations with technical assistance and training in order to apply the latest research-based knowledge about effective substance abuse prevention programs, practices, and policies.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Academy Training Programs
The DEA offers training to Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies on various topics, including clandestine laboratories.
Multi-jurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training (MCTFT)
MCTFT, a Federally-funded program, provides tuition-free courses covering all aspects of counterdrug law enforcement and training support for law enforcement and community anti-drug coalitions.
National Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTC)
Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, ATTC seeks to increase the knowledge and skills of all professionals who intervene in the lives of substance abusers and to foster alliances to support and implement best treatment practices.
Office of State and Local Training
As part of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), the Office of State and Local Training provides training to State and local law enforcement officers, including drug-related trainings.
The NCJRS Justice Events calendar offers a comprehensive list of conferences, workshops, seminars, and other events.