What’s New in Juvenile Justice? October 30 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
October 30, 2015

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 Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) held an informative webinar entitled Think Trauma: Training for Staff in Juvenile Justice Settings.

October 29, 2015 was Girls Justice Day, a day to focus on girls and juvenile justice.

The National Girls Initiative, a branch of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), announced the winners of its first Innovation Awards, granted to programs reforming policies and services for girls in the juvenile justice system.

A new report from the National Council of State Legislators (NCSL) highlights trends in juvenile justice state legislation from 2011 to 2015.

The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism hosted a screening and panel discussion this week on the recent documentary Prison Kids.

Adrienne Winney, assistant public defender of the Juvenile Special Defense Unit at the Defender Association of Philadelphia, shared her opinion with the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the need for more training of juvenile defense attorneys.