What’s New in Juvenile Justice? December 4 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
December 04, 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.

Read a warming winter message from the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) President, Sharon Harrigfeld, with program updates and gratitude for her colleagues.

All three STAR Academy programs in South Dakota earned Level 4 status in the October 2015 Performance-based Standards (PbS) data collection.

CJCA bids farewell to Mike Dempsey and welcomes Chris Blessinger as the new Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Corrections, Division of Youth Services.

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) provides a look at Governor Nathan Deal’s justice reforms in Georgia two and a half years after implementation.

Three major reforms to support youth record sealing were put in place in California in 2015.

Ohio Department of Youth Services Director Harvey Reed details their Blueprint of case management principles for positive youth outcomes in his monthly briefing.

The SparkAction blog featured a post in the spirit of Thanksgiving and the holiday season with a summary and update on the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) in 2015.

Read about the comings and goings among CJCA members.