The National Center for School Engagement will be hosting a 1.5 day seminar, “Evaluating Your Truancy Reduction Program,” in Denver, Colorado on January 22-23, 2015. For more information, including the agenda and registration information, go here.
The National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse is presenting a webinar, “Sexual Abuse in Juvenile Correctional Environments,” on January 13, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. ET, that will present both statistics and “prevention and response strategies for this targeted population.” To register, go here.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and U.S. Department of Justice are sponsoring a webinar, “Collaborating with Community Partners to Safeguard Children of Arrested Parents,” on January 14, 2015, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will “discuss the importance of community partnerships to protect children of arrested parents, and will provide strategies for law enforcement to collaborate with child welfare services and other community partners to ensure the best outcomes for these children. Resources will be provided to assist law enforcement agencies in developing and implementing a policy to safeguard children during parental arrest.” To register, go here.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Training and Technical Assistance Center will be hosting a webinar on January 14, 2015, 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET on School-Police Partnerships. The webinar is part of the “Supportive School Discipline Webinar Series [and] will explore how schools and police agencies can work collaboratively to improve school safety, while minimizing the use of arrest and ensuring that law enforcement officials are not responsible for enforcing minor school discipline offenses. Recommendations will focus on the roles and responsibilities of police on campus, training and supervision for law enforcement, and developing agreements to formalize school-police partnerships. Additionally, the webinar will highlight a decision-making tool, included in the School Discipline Consensus Report, that helps educators and police develop shared goals and objectives and determine the most appropriate partnership for their context.” To register, go here.
The National Mentoring Partnership will be hosting the 2015 National Mentoring Summit on January 28-30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The first day of the summit will “incorporate an advocacy activity on Capitol Hill” to meet with members of Congress and their staff. For the agenda and to register, go here.