Library Search Results for Webinars, Video and Podcasts

Exercising Judicial Leadership on the Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders (Webinar)

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:Acknowledging that juvenile court often brings together a range of family+

members, advocates, and service providers,  this webinar discusses how judges can act as conveners and improve outcomes for non-delinquent youth in their communities. Webinar presenters offered concrete steps judicial leaders can take to convene a multi-stakeholder process and described their personal experiences utilizing their roles on the bench to make a positive impact on youth and families.
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LGBTQ Youth and Status Offenses: Improving System Responses and Reducing Disproportionality (Webinar)

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This webinar discusses how systems can more appropriately serve LGBTQ+

youth who commit status offenses. This is particularly important given that LGBTQ youth are twice as likely as other youth to be detained for committing status offenses, and, once in the system, are more likely to be the target of abuse and violence. Participants at this webinar hosted by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice received a comprehensive overview of LGBTQ youth in the juvenile justice system, learned about current initiatives and resources to better serve this population, and discussed recommendations for how practitioners can help ensure LGBTQ youth receive fair treatment, equal access to services, and respect and sensitivity.
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Powerpoint presentation from SORC webinar: Monitoring and Sustaining System Change

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2015

Abstract:This is the powerpoint presentation from SORC’s webinar hosted on+

January 6, 2015, for Module 4 of its Toolkit for Status Offense System Reform. Presenters shared insights from local status offense reform efforts in monitoring and evaluating system change, as well as sustaining this change past the implementation stage. Julie Revaz, (Connecticut Judicial Branch), Dane Bolin (Assistant Administrator, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury), Jeffery Vander (Data Analyst, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury) and Tara Grieshop-Goodwin (Chief Policy Officer, Kentucky Youth Advocates) presented along with moderator Alessandra Meyer (Senior Program Associate, Vera Institute of Justice).
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Powerpoint presentation from SORC webinar: Using Restorative Practices in Response to Status Offense Behaviors

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is the powerpoint presentation from SORC’s webinar Using Restorative+

Practices in Response to Status Offense Behaviors, that was hosted on August 27, 2014. Presenters discussed the value of talking circles as a community-focused diversion option for youth, how to implement restorative practices in schools, and how to create sustainable relationships with the courts and law enforcement officials. Presenters included Sydney McKinney, Vera Institute of Justice; Tom Cavanagh, Restorative Justice Education; and Monika Audette, Barron County Restorative Justice Programs.
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Powerpoint presentation from SORC webinar “Why Families Matter: Engaging Families for Better Outcomes”

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is the powerpoint presentation from SORC’s webinar Why Families+

Matter: Engaging Families for Better Outcomes, that was hosted on April 7, 2014. This webinar provides an overview of the importance of partnering with young people and family members in developing community-based responses to status offenses. Panelists share their knowledge of engaging families, both in reform conversations and in the development of individual case plans. Panelists included Ryan Shanahan (Senior Program Associate, Vera Institute of Justice's Family Justice Program), Grace Bauer (Director, Justice for Families) and Jennifer Gunnell (Director of Social Services LGBTQ Program, SCO Family of Services).
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SORC webinar: Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is a recording of our webinar "Enagaging Stakeholders in+

Status Offense Reform." Presenters included Jennie Marshall from Spokane County (WA), Dane Bolin from Calcasieu Parish (LA), and Hon. Karen Thomas from Campbell County (KY). Strategies for engaging schools, law enforcement and court officials in status offense reform were discussed.
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Video: Clark County’s Status Offense Reform Effort

Author:Jodi Martin

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:Jodi Martin, Models for Change Coordinator for Clark County (WA),+

describes how the current approach to truancy was developed to keep kids in schools and out of court. For more information on this reform effort, visit our Notes from the Field profile for Clark County.
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Powerpoint presentation from SORC webinar Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:This is the powerpoint presentation from SORC's first webinar titled Engaging+

Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform, that was hosted on February 24, 2014. The discussion was moderated by Vidhya Ananthakrishnan, project director of the Status Offense Reform Center, and panelists included Annie Salsich (Vera Institute of Justice), Karen Thomas (Campbell County District Court), Jennie Marshall (Spokane County Juvenile Court) and Jeff Vander (Calcasieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice Services).
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Questions and answers from our Engaging Stakeholders in Status Offense Reform webinar

Author:Status Offense Reform Center

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2014

Abstract:SORC hosted a webinar on February 24th, 2014 titled Engaging Stakeholders+

in Status Offense Reform. The discussion was moderated by Vidhya Ananthakrishnan, project director of the Status Offense Reform Center, and panelists included Annie Salsich (Vera Institute of Justice), Karen Thomas (Campbell County District Court), Jennie Marshall (Spokane County Juvenile Court) and Jeff Vander (Calcasieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice Services). This is an archive of the Q and A session from the webinar.  
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Better Responses to Youth Who Commit Status Offenses Webinar

Author:Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) and the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)

  • Year of Publication:
  • 2013

Abstract:The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) and the National Juvenile+

Justice Network (NJJN) hosted a webinar on November 12 on better responses to youth committing status offenses. Webinar presenters discussed the National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses, legislative and advocacy tools, initiatives to divert youth from court, the new online Status Offense Reform Center (SORC) from the Vera Institute of Justice and the Kentucky Youth Advocates work to end the detention of youth in their state who are charged with status offenses. Presenters included Marie Williams, Interim Executive Director at CJJ, Annie Salsich, Director of the Center on Youth Justice at the Vera Institute of Justice, and Tara Grieshop-Goodwin, Chief Policy Officer at Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA).
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