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Excerpt from website Continuing the efforts of the Federal Supportive School Discipline Initiative, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education* are pleased to announce the next event in the 2014 Supportive School Discipline (SSD) Webinar Series. T ...

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OrganizationOJJDP State Training and Technical Assistance Center (S...

Educators, mental health professionals and other community leaders are about to conclude a year of education on how to make Hancock County more sensitive to the needs of people who have suffered trauma. But, they say, the work is just beginning. The Ha ...

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Journal or PublicationThe Courier

Girls of color face much harsher school discipline than their white peers but are excluded from current efforts to address the school-to-prison pipeline, according to a new report issued today by the African American Policy Forum and Columbia Law School’s ...

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OrganizationAfrican American Policy Forum
Blueprint for Change: A Comprehensive Model for the Identification and Treatment of Youth with Mental Health Needs in Contact with the Juvenile Justice System

Every day, hundreds of thousands of youth cycle in and out of state and local juvenile justice systems throughout the county. They are seen in probation offices, juvenile detention centers, juvenile courts, and correctional facilities every day. Many of t ...

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OrganizationThe National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Just...

THE CODE OF CONDUCT is based upon the laws, rules, regulations, and policies that seek to allow access to education for all while protecting the due process rights of the individual. Discipline, as defined by the Code, must have the qualities of understan ...

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OrganizationBoston Public Schools
Clark County

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Clark County School District serves all of Clark County, Nevada, and consists of 377 schools serving 314,059 students. SJP Initiatives: Implementation of a Truancy Specialty Court for Clark County during the 2010-2011 academic year, which had a 69% suc ...

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Clayton County School Protocol Agreement

Example cooperative agreement between public school system, police department, child welfare, district attorneys, behavioral health services, and juvenile justice.

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OrganizationClayton County
Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents

The term complex trauma describes the dual problem of children’s exposure to traumatic events and the impact of this exposure on immediate and long-term outcomes. Complex traumatic exposure refers to children’s experiences of multiple traumatic events th ...

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OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Creating a Trauma-Informed Law Enforcement System

This Brief describes how partnerships developed by Network members and police agencies are helping to create a trauma-informed law enforcement system.

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OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Doña Ana County

Doña Ana County has a total of 4 public school districts, and consists of 69 schools serving 41,184 students. SJP Initiatives: Implementation of a multi-pronged approach to gather and examine data from multiple perspectives to better understand dynamic ...

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Effective Treatments for Youth Trauma

Dealing with a child’s traumatic experience is confusing and stressful for parents as well as for the child. They wisely seek help, but the search for help can itself be confusing. How do parents know whether a proposed treatment has a good chance of work ...

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OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network
El Paso County

El Paso County has a total of 27 public school districts, and consists of 209 schools serving 110,001 students. Lead Judge: Hon. Jessica Curtis.

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Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track - Clayton Courty, GA

Mission Judge Steven Teske, a juvenile court judge in Clayton County, Ga, began to observe and learn that referrals to law enforcement skyrocketed as soon as school resource officers were stationed at local schools. In fact, in the mid to late nineties ...

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OrganizationEnding the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track

Excerpt from website This webinar will describe the National Initiative's implementation efforts in its six pilot sites and give background on the concepts and practices of reconciliation. In many communities where public trust in law enforcement ha ...

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OrganizationJohn Jay College: The National Initiative for Building ...

The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice (NCMHJJ) and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) for the four-part webinar series. The series will explore the fundamental components of developing effective school-b ...

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OrganizationNational Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) believe that all schools should be warm, welcoming and productive places for children to learn and for teachers to teach. We believe that exclusionary discipline – suspend ...

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OrganizationThe School Superintendent Association (AASA), The Child...
Journal or PublicationSchool District Codes of Conduct: Guide for District Le...

In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, communities, advocates, and policymakers across the country are proposing and already implementing different ways to address gun violence in our society—such as passing new gun control me ...

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OrganizationAmerican Bar Association (ABA)
Journal or PublicationSection of Litigation Children's Rights Litigation

The number of students issued suspensions in U.S. schools continues to be extremely high, resulting in thousands of students missing school every day. Simultaneously, disparities in school suspension continue to worsen, indicating that students in some gr ...

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OrganizationDiscipline Disparities Collaborative
Mahoning County

Mahoning County has a total of 29 public school districts, and consists of 82 schools serving 33,889 students. SJP Initiatives: Implementation of restorative justice practices to address student issues. Establishment of the Mahoning County High School ...

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Excerpt from website As a result of the growing body of evidence demonstrating the alarming relationship between widespread school suspensions and expulsions and involvement in the justice system, today’s schools, courts, and communities require new ...

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OrganizationOJJDP State Training and Technical Assistance Center (S...
Middlesex County

Middlesex County has a total of 71 public school districts, and consists of 373 schools serving 213,286 students. SJP Initiatives: Identification of data needed from all relevant agencies, including Juvenile Courts, mental health agencies, Department o ...

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Middletown/Meriden

New Haven County has a total of 31 public school districts, and consists of 276 schools serving 128,265 students. SJP Initiatives: Update of a “resource inventory” of all of the community’s programs and services. Development of consistent focus acts a ...

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Muskegon County

Muskego County has a total of 16 public school districts, and consists of 87 schools serving 30,225 students. SJP Initiatives: Identification of universal definitions for relevant terms and development of a code of conduct that can be applied to all sc ...

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Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia County has a total of 75 public school districts, and consists of 339 schools (274 of which are in the School District of Philadelphia) serving over 250,000 students. SJP Initiatives: Development of a multi-system Diversion Program aimed a ...

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Pinellas County

Pinellas County Public Schools serves all of Pinellas County, Florida, and consists of 166 schools serving 104,001 students. SJP Initiatives: Ongoing data collection system and optimized sharing agreements between Pinellas County School and the court. ...

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Schools and school districts around the country are turning to restorative justice practices as an alternative to harsh exclusionary discipline practices. Restorative justice is a philosophy, rather than a specific program or curriculum, which focuses on ...

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OrganizationChildren's Defense Fund
Sacramento County

Sacramento County has a total of 15 public school districts, and consists of 378 schools serving 235,343 students. SJP Initiatives: Development and implementation of projects addressing school arrests and referrals to the juvenile court, including (1) ...

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The report that follows has been supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. While it draws on research and examples from public schools across America, the issues of school connectedness have special salience for children who have one or b ...

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Excerpt from website This sixth Webinar in the 2014 series, School Discipline Laws and Regulations will be held on June 11, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. ET. This 90-minute Webinar will provide an in-depth review of the Compendium of School Discipline Laws and R ...

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OrganizationOJJDP State Training and Technical Assistance Center (S...

Youth courts, also called teen courts or student courts, handle cases involving young people referred by schools, parents, law enforcement, and other criminal justice agencies. Schools are increasingly adopting youth courts to use in place of detention a ...

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OrganizationCenter for Court Innovation

In 2008, the new Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network selected “early diversion” as its first area of focus. Its goal was to create opportunities for youth with mental health needs to be diverted as early as possible from involvement with the juv ...

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OrganizationModels for Change
Journal or PublicationInnovation Brief
Secondary Traumatic Stress A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals

Each year more than 10 million children in the United States endure the trauma of abuse, violence, natural disasters, and other adverse events. These experiences can give rise to significant emotional and behavioral problems that can profoundly disrupt th ...

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OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Self Care for Educators

Working daily with children who have been exposed to trauma can be very difficult for school professionals. This handout defines secondary traumatic stress, compassion fatigue, and vicarious traumatization: three reactions that educators who work with tra ...

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OrganizationThe National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Tehama County

Tehama County has a total of 20 public school districts, and consists of 52 schools serving 10,786 students. Lead Judge: Hon. Matthew C. McGlynn.

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Excerpt from website This webinar will describe recent research demonstrating the particular salience of procedural justice to juveniles, a group that has frequent contact with the criminal justice system and whose orientation toward the law is still ...

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OrganizationJohn Jay College: The National Initiative for Building ...
Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County has a total of 6 public school districts, and consists of 35 schools serving 21,232 students. SJP Initiatives: Development of a new and improved inventory system. Consideration of data sharing agreements between agencies. Involvement ...

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Excerpt from website This Webinar provides the knowledge that school, district, and court staff, law enforcement and legal personnel, youth, families, and other community stakeholders need to better understand how the use of youth courts in schools c ...

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OrganizationOJJDP State Training and Technical Assistance Center (S...

Excerpt from website This Webinar provides the knowledge that school, district, and court staff, law enforcement and legal personnel, youth, families, and other community stakeholders need to better understand how the use of youth courts in schools ...

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OrganizationState Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC)

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