Training Opportunity! School-Justice Partnership Institute, May 22-24, 2017, Orange County (CA)
Now Accepting Applications! The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is currently accepting applications to attend and participate in the School-Justice Partnership Institute. The Institute is a two and a half day event open to multidisciplinary teams who are in the early stages of building a school-justice collaborative. The goal of the Institute is to broadly educate on school-justice issues and how to collaborate to reduce the number of youth pushed out of school and into the juvenile justice system. Teams accepted will receive funding to cover travel, lodging and per diem. The Institute will include the following topics:
- The role of stakeholders
- Meaningful parent and youth engagement
- Promising interventions for reducing school push out
- Mental and behavioral health issues
- Addressing racial, gender, and special populations
- And many more!
Who should attend? The team should include the following representative(s):
- Juvenile Court Judge
- Educator or School District Administrator
- Law Enforcement Officer or School Resource Officer
- Mental / Behavior Health Provider / Social Services
Pre-application There is no registration fee for this program. To be fully considered you and your team must attend the entire Institute. If you are unable to attend the entire Institute, please contact us for other training opportunities. The Institute will begin at 8:00 a.m. on the first day and will conclude on third day at 12:00 p.m. Please note that the completion of the application does not guarantee your acceptance.
Deadline The deadline to submit your application is Friday, March 31, 2017. For more information contact Theresa Bohannan at email@example.com.
This conference is pending approval from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). DO NOT purchase air tickets or make any other travel arrangements (except securing time away from your position) until you have received confirmation that the program has been approved by the NCJFCJ. Upon approval the NCJFCJ will contact you immediately.
Training Opportunity! Creating a Trauma Informed School Training, June 9, 2017, Colorado Springs (CO)
Registration Open! Join the National Center for School Engagement (NCSE) in Colorado Springs (CO) for a training opportunity on "Creating a Trauma Informed School." The training will be held June 9, 2017. This training will provide educators and counselors with an understanding of the educational impacts of trauma on students. Participants will learn strategies to help students who have experienced trauma to become successful in the classroom, school, and community. Training topics will include:
- Impact on learning after a traumatic event
- Strategies for creating a safe learning environment
- Academic monitoring of student success
- Creating mindfulness in the school and classroom
Webinar Recording Now Available! Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Your School-Justice Partnership
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges joined by the Honorable Steven Teske, Chief Judge, Clayton County, Georgia, introduces and discussed the steps to develop a MOU during this interactive online training.
New Publication! Developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for School-Justice Partnerships: Technical Assistance Tools
This fillable PDF technical assistance tool developed by the Honorable Steven Teske serves as a template that can be used to develop an MOU in your local jurisdiction.
Latest News & Events
Mar. 14, 2017 - IHEP launches new #CollegeNot Prison Campaign
#CollegeNotPrison features a two-minute video of Alton Pitre a sociology major attending Morehouse College talking about his experience as a justice-involved youth wrongfully incarcerated. Pitre talks about his experience and speaks about the policy changes to increase access for youth involved in the justice system. To view his story and information visit CollegeNotPrison.com website.
Visit the CollegeNotPrison website created by IHEP to address these important issues. We encourage you to share #CollegeNotPrison video to the following social media outlets.
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