CJJR's 2015 Announcements + Save the Dates

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Center for Juvenile Justice Reform 
January 21, 2015

CJJR Announces New Partnership with AIR and CJCA to Provide States with Training and Technical Assistance



The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy (CJJR) is delighted to announce a new partnership with the American Institutes for Research and the Council for Juvenile Correctional Administrators that will focus on working more effectively with youth involved in multiple systems of care.
Through funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention at the U.S. Department of Justice, this effort is part of the newly established Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS), which will coordinate the delivery of Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) to states looking to maximize the effectiveness of their juvenile justice system.

As a partner, CJJR will support two cohorts of communities through distance learning TTA in developing the foundation for multi-system collaboration. CJJR anticipates announcing a Request for Applications for the initial cohort on January 26, 2015. Read more… 


Save the Dates: 2015 Certificate Programs + Webinar Series 

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform is pleased to announce our 2015 Certificate Program dates and five-part webinar series:

Youth in Custody
July 6-10, 2015
Webinar: TBA
Multi-System Integration
October 29-November 4, 2015
Webinar: TBA
Reducing Racial & Ethnic Disparities
August 3-7, 2015
Webinar: TBA
Juvenile Diversion
December 15-18, 2015
Webinar: TBA
School Justice Partnerships
September 28-Ocotober 2, 2015
Webinar: TBA 

All programs will be held at Georgetown University’s Hotel and Conference Center in Washington, DC. Prior to each, CJJR will host a webinar focused on topical issues related to the program.  The webinars are free and open to the general public. Dates are to be announced.
This year, applicants will be able to apply for tuition subsidies through the Center for Coordinated Assistance to the States (CCAS) to support their participation in these intensive learning opportunities. Click here to learn more about our certificate programs.  

CJJR Expands Crossover Youth Practice Model to 11 Jurisdictions Nationwide

cypmmapGeorgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) and key stakeholders began plans to launch the Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) in 11 additional counties in 7 states in 2015.

The CYPM aims to improve outcomes for crossover youth -- youth who have experienced maltreatment, engaged in delinquency and are known to both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Research shows that youth who have been abused or neglected are at higher risk of entering the juvenile justice system, therefore becoming crossover youth.  The 11 jurisdictions set to launch the CYPM are: Sacramento County, Calif., New London County (Waterford), Conn, Wayne County, Mich...read more...

Georgetown University Launches New Center for Juvenile Prosecutors

CJJRGeorgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to announce the launch of a new National Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center (NJJPC).  Building on the work that the University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform has done to support juvenile prosecutors over the last six years, the NJJPC will provide training and technical assistance to this critically important constituency nationwide.

Funding for this new effort has been made available through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) at the U.S. Department of Justice, as part of the Smart on Juvenile Justice Initiative.  Susan Broderick, JD, a former prosecutor from the Manhattan DA’s office and Director of the Juvenile Justice Program at the National District Attorney’s Association (NDAA), will direct the work of the NJJPC. Read more… 



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