Opportunity Board Roundup: Juvenile Justice Grants, Jobs, Webinars and Events

Below you'll find a selection of the latest grants, jobs, webinars and events posted to our Opportunity Board. Please share the Reclaiming Futures Opportunity Board with your colleagues in the juvenile justice, adolescent substance abuse and teen mental health areas. It's free to browse and post!

  • OJJDP FY 13 National Resource Mentoring Center
    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a wide range of mentoring initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing juvenile delinquency. Under this solicitation, the successful applicant will develop the OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC), which will provide comprehensive mentoring resource, reference, and training materials and advance the implementation of evidence- and research-based mentoring practices.
  • Youth Service Improvement (New York)
    The YSIG program is open to community-based organizations in the five boroughs of New York City that want to improve the quality of the services they offer to young people ages 8 to 25. Awards are $25,000.



  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and American Indians & Alaska Native Children
    The Indian Country Child Trauma Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is offering a series of free Webinars on Childhood Trauma in Indian Country. The series focuses on effective treatments for trauma for American Indian and Alaska Native youth, their parents, and family members.
  • Transforming School Climate Through Trauma Informed Practices
    This seventh Webinar in the Supportive School Discipline (SSD) Webinar Series will provide the knowledge that school, district, and court staff, law enforcement and legal personnel, youth, families, and other community stakeholders need to better understand the impact of exposure to trauma on youth behavior, how some discipline responses can traumatize or re-traumatize youth, and some trauma-informed alternatives.


  • 2013 Florida Krimes Against Kids Conference
    The theme for this year's Conference is "Surround and Protect." This annual event has become a favorite for many professionals around the country, including law enforcement personnel, child protective service personnel, attorneys, therapists, counselors, and social workers.
  • Grant Writing Survival School
    One of the greatest challenges to community prevention programs is often simply paying the bills. More than ever, organizations need the skills to research the availability of grant funding and draft high quality proposals. This comprehensive two-day SURVIVAL SCHOOL workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to craft successful grant applications.

juvenile-justice-system_David-BackesDavid Backes writes the Friday news roundup for Reclaiming Futures and contributes articles about juvenile justice reform and adolescent substance abuse treatment to ReclaimingFutures.org. He has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Santa Clara University. David works as an account executive for Prichard Communications.

Updated: July 23 2013