What’s New in Juvenile Justice? June 27 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
June 27, 2014

Do you need to catch up on juvenile justice news? We’ve compiled a list of recent news stories, so you can be up to date about what’s going on in juvenile justice.

Greene County Juvenile Detention Center in Missouri uses Performance-based Standards (PbS) data in their annual report to create trust with families and increase transparency.

The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) held their annual conference which featured Robert Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), discussing his goals for OJJDP.

The Nome Youth Facility in Alaska shares their story of bringing together a youth with his family despite several obstacles.

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Secretary Wansley Walters leaves behind a legacy of culture change at DJJ as she retires from state government on June 30; Deputy Secretary Christy Daly looks to continue the mission as the Interim Secretary.

Adam Swanson, Policy Associate with the National Council for Behavioral Health, discusses continuing efforts to improve justice for LGBT youths.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the MacArthur Foundation announced the states selected to participate in the initiative to aid youths with behavioral health needs.

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) compiled a list of five reports relating to substance abuse in the juvenile justice system.

West Virginia is undertaking a comprehensive review of the state’s juvenile justice system.