CJCA Partnering with Council of State Governments Justice Center on 50 state survey

Posted by Mike Dempsey
April 17, 2018

CJCA is partnering with the Council of State Governments Justice Center to engage in a 50 state survey of vocational and career and technical services currently being offered in juvenile facilities.

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Alabama and Tennessee Juvenile Justice Task Forces Recommend Evidence-Based Reforms and Reinvestment

Posted by Darlene Conroy
January 29, 2018

This month, task forces in both Alabama and Tennessee presented to state leadership reports analyzing their respective states’ juvenile justice systems and proposing recommendations for legislative, administrative and budgetary change.

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Executive Director's Message

Posted by Mike Dempsey
January 24, 2018

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) Winter Business Meeting was held Jan. 5-7 in Orlando, Florida where over 38 CJCA directors and designees participated. Several New England states were unable to attend when a strong coastal storm brought heavy snow and strong winds to the Northeast. 

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CJCA President's Message Winter 2018

Posted by Lisa Bjergaard
January 24, 2018

The word “awesome” is certainly overused in modern vernacular.  When I use it in this next sentence, I mean it not in the pop culture sense, but in the dictionary definition sense.  Awesome:  Extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or fear.

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Through Juvenile Justice Reforms, Kentucky Launches $1 Million Incentive Fund

Posted by Mike Dempsey
December 22, 2017

Kentucky reached a new milestone in its juvenile justice reform progress, with the launch of an incentive grant program this fall that will award up to $1 million to local districts in 2018 to establish community-based treatment programs and services that provide an alternative to out-of-home placement. 

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