CJCA President's Message

Posted by Fariborz Pakseresht
December 19, 2016

Dear friends and colleagues,

It is my honor and privilege to have been chosen to serve as CJCA’s President. I want to thank Sharon Harrigfeld for her steady and inspiring leadership over the past two years. I’ve learned much by observing Sharon and how she helped CJCA navigate through some very challenging times, particularly this past year.

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What’s New in Juvenile Justice? December 16 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
December 16, 2016

Do you need to catch up on juvenile justice news? We’ve compiled a list of recent news stories to keep you up to date about what’s going on in juvenile justice.

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CJCA Welcomes New Directors in Three States: Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee

Posted by Darlene Conroy
November 18, 2016

Betty Guhman was appointed Director of the Arkansas Division of Youth Services in October 2016.  Guhman, a native Arkansan, most recently served as a senior advisor to Governor Asa Hutchinson since his election in 2014 with a particular focus on the Department of Human Services, specifically children and family services.  

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CJCA Leadership Institute 2016 Meeting

Posted by Mike Dempsey
November 18, 2016

CJCA was honored to have Shay Bilchik, Research Professor and Director of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University join us for this year’s Leadership Institute Meeting in Chicago on Oct. 5-7 to deliver the keynote address to the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) members.

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Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Uses Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth, Families and Staff

Posted by Susan Burke
November 02, 2016

The Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) recently redesigned their lobbies and visiting areas to provide a more welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere for everyone.

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