Upcoming Webinars and Trainings

      Evidence-Based Programs: The Four Biggest Lessons Learned from Statewide Adoptions of EBPs for System-involved Youth and Families

      May 23 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern

      When implementing evidence-based programs for youth and their families, there’s not much room for error: the stakes are high and the potential rewards are plentiful. But how do we best capture them?

      This webinar will feature the award-winning Juvenile Justice Incentive Grant Program administered by the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) in partnership with the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice and Evidence-Based Associates (EBA).

      Attendees will hear about ‘mistakes’ made along the implementation pathway and steps taken to remedy the shortcomings. Favoring ‘progress, not perfection,’ the Georgia partnership has yielded tremendous outcomes for youth, families, partners and the citizens of the Peach State – including more than 50% reductions in out-of-home placements each year since project inception.

      Presenters include:
      Dan Edwards, PhD, President of Evidence-Based Associates
      Joe Vignati, Assistant Comissioner and Chief of Staff at Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

      This webinar is free to CJJ members. To become a member, click here.  

      To register, click here today!
       

      Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

      June 14 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern

      As harsher immigration policies are put in place, justice-involved immigrant youth may also be facing serious threats to their status in this country. 

      Angie Junck and Rachel Prandini of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center will discuss the immigration consequences of delinquency, and provide policy guidance on affirmative steps advocates can take to assist noncitizen youth facing delinquency proceedings. 

      This webinar will also detail important areas of intersection between state and federal law, such as confidentiality of juvenile records. 

      Presenters include:
      Angie Junck,  Supervising Attorney at Immigrant Legal Resource Center and co-author of the Annie E. Casey Report Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: 2018 Update
      Rachel Prandini, Staff Attorney at Immigrant Legal Resource Center and co-author of the Annie E. Casey Report Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: 2018 Update

      This webinar is free to CJJ members. To become a member, click here.  

      To register, click here today!
       

      Gender, Sexuality, and the Juvenile Justice System: Promoting System Improvement

      August 28 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern

      Understanding gendered pathways into the juvenile justice system equips providers with ways to effectively focus on the complex needs, vulnerabilities, trends, and opportunities of each gender's unique experiences. Sexuality and gender identity lenses are equally important to create an environment that elevates Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer/Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Youth (LGBQ/GNCT) who identify with female and/or male development, or neither, and varying sexualities, allowing them to be more of who they are. 

      This webinar will present two nationally recognized, research-based, gender responsive support group models - Girls Circle® and The Council for Boys and Young Men® - that have proven results across all sectors with a 20-year history in both prevention and intervention settings nationwide. The theoretical foundation of these model programs is steeped in evidence-based principles that include brain science, resilience, strengths-based positive youth development, trauma, culturally responsive principles, and motivational interviewing practices that stimulate critical thinking and moral reasoning within a gender responsive framework. 

      Participants will be able to identify the two models’ evidence-based outcomes, successful implementation guidelines, and resources including training, manual-guided curriculum, and Q&A tools, and learn how these programs can meet the needs of youth across sectors through a multi-systemic, sustainable approach. 

      Presenters include:
      Giovanna Taormina, Executive Director of One Circle Foundation 
      Kiku Johnson, Associate Director of One Circle Foundation 


      This webinar is free to CJJ members. To become a member, click here.  

      To register, click here today!