This year’s MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership summit will offer an array of prevalent topics such as how to make programmatic changes based on research and data, collective impact in the mentoring field, and mentoring youth with mental illnesses.
The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, in partnership with the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, is now accepting applications for its 2019 cohort of Youth in Custody Practice Model sites.
The grant provides funding aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women and girls through workforce and vocational skill development, financial literacy education, and entrepreneurship.
This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm among youth involved the justice system.
A School Responder Model is a behavioral health response to school infractions that provides an alternative to exclusionary school discipline and justice system referral by addressing the root causes of behavior through community-based supervision.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.