Scholarships, Data and More: Juvenile Justice and Adolescent Treatment News Roundup

  • Scholarships for Judges Managing Challenging Family Law
    This training is co-sponsored by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Judicial College, October 24-27, 2011, in Reno, Nevada. The scholarships would cover the $985 tuition fee and the participant would be responsible for the $245 conference fee as well as their own travel expenses.
  • National Geographic Examines the Teenage Brain
    Excitement, Novelty and Risk: A strength-based look at adolescence as a highly functional, even adaptive period.
  • OJJDP Bulletin Examines State Juvenile Transfer Laws
    In the 1980s and 1990s, legislatures in nearly every state expanded transfer laws that allowed or required the prosecution of juveniles in adult criminal courts. This bulletin, which is part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, provides the latest overview of state transfer laws and practices and examines available state-level data on juveniles adjudicated in the criminal justice system.
  • CJJ Hiring: Director of State Strategies
    Want to develop, manage and implement nationwide initiatives in juvenile justice leadership and reform? Apply now for this role in the Coalition for Juvenile Justice!
  • Webinar Archive: The Art of Effective Data Sharing
    Discover how policy decision makers benefit from shared information systems. Learn new strategies for addressing common barriers to state data sharing. Get a first-hand account of how to put the right data safely into the hands of service providers.
  • Register: Juvenile Justice Association of Texas (JJAT) Fall Conference
    JJAT is a professional organization created to promote advocacy for children by providing quality juvenile services through professional development, leadership, education, training, and legislative initiatives.

    When: October 23-26, 2011
    Where: Camino Real Hotel in El Paso, TX.
    Cost: $100/members or $140/non-members

juvenile-justice-system_Lori-HowellLori 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