- New National Poll: Strong Support for Youth Rehabilitation Over Incarceration
Poll highlights critical and timely information on youth in the justice system, showing overwhelming public support for treatment and rehabilitation of youth over incarceration and automatic prosecution in adult criminal court. This survey, a sample of 1,000 American adults, was commissioned by the Campaign for Youth Justice.
- Sustainability: Impact Beyond Grant Programs
These slides and guides from Pennsylvania State University are very helpful for juvenile justice programs and prevention work. (Hat tip to Paul Savery)
- Feds Tell California Marijuana Dispensaries to Shut Down
U.S. attorneys say they will prosecute landlords who rent space to operators of medical marijuana dispensaries. The attorneys said they suspect these dispensaries of using the state’s medical marijuana law to profit from large-scale drug sales.
- New! Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Columnist Will Field Substance Abuse Questions
Neil Kaltenecker is on the board of the national Faces & Voices of Recovery and is the executive director of the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse. Submit your questions and every month, Neil will address them in her new column.
- Does Anonymity Fit Into Recovery in the Social Media Era?
Regardless of where you live or work, support is only a click away with online recovery options. Ken Pomerance makes an argument for updating the 11th Tradition of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
- Training: Brief Interventions and Brief Therapies for Clinical Supervisors
This iTraining will focus on the evidence based practices for motivational interviewing and brief intervention. The presentation will review research supporting the use of motivational interviewing with treatment populations.
When: October 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. (EDT)
Lori Howell is a Senior Associate at Prichard Communications. She is a seasoned public affairs practitioner with a background in public policy, fundraising, and education. Lori helps clients with online editorial services, media relations, and publications. Before joining Prichard Communications, she served as chief of staff for Greg Macpherson, a former Oregon state legislator, an account executive for the Northwest Evaluation Association, a nonprofit educational testing consortium, and once taught English in Choshi, Japan.
Updated: February 08 2018