The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the The National Center for Youth in Custody (NC4YC) will present the Webinar ""Family Comes First: Transforming the Justice System by Partnering with Families".
Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 8, 2013; 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET
In recent years, family engagement has come to the forefront of juvenile
justice system reform. While much progress has been made, system
officials and stakeholders still face challenges building effective
partnerships with families. On this webinar,
presenters will review a new Campaign for Youth Justice report on a
nationwide study of best practices in family-system partnerships,
showcase examples from jurisdictions that have been intentional about
infusing family voice into their systems, explain five features of a
transformed juvenile justice system, and introduce the FAMILY Model,
which jurisdictions can use to assess their own systems from a family
Neelum Arya, Assistant Professor of Law, Barry University School of Law
Wendy Luckenbill, Recovery and Resiliency Specialist for Children,
Youth, and Their Families, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization
Shaena Fazal, National Policy Director, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc.
Liane Rozzell, Founder and Executive Director, Families & Allies of Virginia’s Youth
Registration is available online.
Find more on this topic at NIC Juvenile Justice Resources.
Sun, Apr 21 2013 1:50 PM