The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges’ (NCJFCJ) National Conference on Juvenile Justice presents an educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system. The conference will explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in the delinquency system. Some of the featured topics will include: alternatives to detention, trauma-informed justice, teen dating violence, ending solitary confinement, racial and ethnic disparities, school pathways to the justice system, brain science, child development, mental health, juvenile and family treatment drug courts, and LGBTQ issues in the juvenile justice system.
Date: March 22–25, 2020
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania