Mar

10

Working with Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Hosted by the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

This webinar discusses the unique characteristics of youth with disabilities who are involved with the justice system and the implications of those characteristics when providing services within a secure care setting. It also provides an overview of the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth’s Guideposts for Success framework for this population, which includes topics in education, career preparation and employment, youth development and leadership, family involvement, and more. In…

Past Event
March 10, 2015, 8:00 am

Hosted by the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

This webinar discusses the unique characteristics of youth with disabilities who are involved with the justice system and the implications of those characteristics when providing services within a secure care setting. It also provides an overview of the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth’s Guideposts for Success framework for this population, which includes topics in education, career preparation and employment, youth development and leadership, family involvement, and more. In addition, examples of promising practices that align with the Guideposts are provided.

To view the webinar, click here.

Presenter

  • Joseph Gagnon, associate professor, University of Florida

Moderator

  • Norciva Shumpert, Marc Gold and Associates

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