Effective Practice in Juvenile Justice - and More: Roundup

Teens in Lockup - a Documentary and a Photo Project about Juveniles in the Justice System

  • juvenile-justice-reform_screenshot-from-JuviesClick on the screen shot at right to check out four short clips from "Juvies," an award-winning documentary from 2004 focusing on youth in California's juvenile justice system who were tried as adults and received extremely harsh sentences (photo at right is of "Sandra). You might also be interested in the "syllabus" assembled by the filmmakers in response to frequent requests for additional classroom resources to supplement the film. 


Effective Juvenile Justice Policy

Opportunities to Advocate for Juvenile Justice Reform, Improve Rural Behavioral Healthcare, or Set Addiction Recovery Policy

  • Join the Campaign for Youth Justice and family members from around the country for their National Parent Caucus (NPC) call on July 1, 2010, at 5:00 EST, 4:00 CST and 2:00 PST. To join, call 866-524-0621 and use code 7831935097. Everyone is welcome - feel free to invite other parents to join, as everyone is welcome. Questions? Want to add something to the agenda? Email Grace Bauer.
  • The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health will be hosting the 2010 Rural Behavioral Health Symposium September 21-23, 2010, in Glendale, AZ.  Registration is now open, and proposals for 90-minute workshops are also being accepted. The focus will be on "practical strategies to address the behavioral health needs of children and families in rural America." (Hat tip to Christa Myers, Project Director for Reclaiming Futures Hocking County, OH.)
  • The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is hiring a Senior Policy Analyst. Application deadline: June 30, 2010.

Related Post

  • The Reclaiming Futures Fellowships have learned about teens in the juvenile justice system. See this post for useful reports for any community trying to improve practices within the justice system.


Updated: March 21 2018