New Webinar Series: What Works To Promote Success for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Posted by Lisa Martinek
August 20, 2014

The National Reentry Resource Center is hosting a two-part webinar series that focuses on their recently released white paper and issue brief on reducing recidivism and improving outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system.

The first webinar on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 2pm ET highlights key recommendations from the white paper, Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System. Participants will learn about the four principles that must undergird any strategy to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system. Participants will also learn how to implement the principles effectively, and hear about how some state and local juvenile justice systems have operationalized the principles in practice. 

The second webinar on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 2pm ET summarizes the issue brief, Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation, and its five recommendations for improving juvenile justice systems’ approaches to the measurement, analysis, collection, reporting and use of recidivism data. Participants will learn the essentials on measuring recidivism in an accurate and comprehensive way, and how to use such data to guide system decisions and hold agencies and providers accountable for results.