Spotlight on Youth: Competency Standards in Delinquency Proceedings will air on July 12, 2013 from 3-4 p.m. EST here. Guests include Doug Althauser, private attorney, Kimberly Larson, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Anne Teigen, Senior Policy Specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures.
National Center for Youth in Custody will be hosting a Webinar, Providing Access to Counsel to Improve Facility Conditions on July 17, 2013 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST. Register here. Presenters include Tony Celestine, Director of Detention Services for the Calcashieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice Services in Lake Charles, Louisiana; Tim Curry, Managing Attorney at the National Juvenile Defender Center; and Jamie Argento Rodriguez, Juvenile Services Program Coordinator, Public Defender Services for the District of Columbia.
Vera Institute of Justice released Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence-Based Practice, by Jennifer Fratello, Tarika Daftary Kapur, and Alice Chasan. The article describes the process that assesses whether a program qualifies as evidence based, which may be necessary to receive social services funding, and explains how programs can prepare to be evaluated.
On July 9, 2013 at 2 p.m. EST, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the U.S. Department of Justice Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships will present a Webinar, Faith in Action: Working with Children of Incarcerated Parents. Register here.
Have a restful weekend!