What's New in Juvenile Justice? Nov. 14 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
November 14, 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.

The Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Collaborative for Change is hosting a webinar on Nov. 18, which will discuss strategies to help juvenile justice systems and staff recognize the value of working with families.

Margaret Barber, director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, will retire next month.

A three day conference on childhood trauma in San Francisco discussed the relationship between childhood trauma and juvenile justice.  

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges recently received $1.45 million from the Office of Justice Programs for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for two national juvenile justice data projects.

Massachusetts, Texas and Indiana offers examples of the efforts to foster family engagement in the juvenile justice system.

A new report from the Juvenile Law Center shows that many states are failing to protect the records of juvenile offenders.