What’s New in Juvenile Justice? November 6 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
November 06, 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 National Crittenton Foundation released a Toolkit for Providers to measure trauma based on the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) survey.

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has proposed to raise the age for the juvenile justice system to age 20 to divert more youths out of the adult corrections system.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is requesting a federal investigation into juvenile justice education.

Seven cities in Nebraska have passed a resolution in the campaign for a Presidential Youth Council to get youths involved in youth policy.

Retired Judge George Timberlake of Illinois shared his opinion with the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the need to train school officers about children and trauma.

SparkAction will host another Thought Leader Roundtable, a free conference call and discussion, next week on Deconstructing Social Emotional Learning Practice.