The Campaign for Youth Justice published Family Comes First: A Workbook to Transform the Justice System by Partnering with Families. A summary of a Webinar on the same topic hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in conjunction with the National Center for Youth in Custody is available here.
On May 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EST, the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will host a Webinar “Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth Across Service Sectors.” Register here.
On May 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EST, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency State Training and Technical Assistance will host a Webinar on the collateral consequences of delinquency with a focus on education. Access the chat room here.
On May 22, 2013 at 2pm EST, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Center for Youth in Custody will present “Monitoring Conditions from the Inside and Out: Developing Comprehensive Quality Assurance and External Oversight Systems.” Register here.
On May 30, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice is hosting a webinar “Close to Home: Promoting Effective Interventions for Youth in Their Home Communities. Register here.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention also addressed new ways to tackle underage drinking at a recent webinar summarized here.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Indiana offers a Family-to-Family education course for caregivers or support persons to improve how families function by strengthening problem-solving skills. Learn more here. Find out about support groups around Indiana here.
Check out the National Juvenile Justice Network Fiscal Policy Center Toolkit How to Calculate the Cost of Youth Arrest and How to Calculate the Average Costs of Detaining a Youth. There is also a Webinar about how to calculate the average costs of detaining a youth on May 29, 2013 at 2pm EST. Register here.
With fear of sounding like a broken record, please consider sending an email or letter of support for the early appointment of counsel rule proposal. For more information, see the tab at the top of this blog’s page, including an FAQ sheet and sample letter. Deadline for submission of comments is June 5, 2013.
Have a restful and enjoyable weekend.