Initiatives

CJCA leads work on several national projects that magnify our ability to help youths in trouble by providing tools, training, technical assistance and support to youth correctional leaders and staff.

PbS Learning Institute
Performance-based Standards (PbS)Award winning program for youth correction and detention facilities
CJCA Committees
Best Practices CommitteeWorking toward best practices in Juvenile Justice
Recidivism CommitteeWorking toward standardized, meaningful measures of recidivism
Positive Youth Outcomes (PYO) CommitteeEnhancing the capacity to measure success using positive outcomes data
Partnered Organizations and Projects
Models for Change (MfC)Systems Reform in Juvenile Justice
 
National Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Coalition/ Act 4 Juvenile Justiceto update and reauthorize the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA)
Suicide Prevention: National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention: 2012 National Strategy for Suicide PreventionIn collaboration with the Educational Development Center Inc.