School-Justice Partnership Institute

May 22, 2017 to May 24, 2017
Orange County, California
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) is currently accepting applications to attend and participate in the School-Justice Partnership Institute. The Institute is a two and a half day event open to multidisciplinary teams who are in the early stages of building a school-justice collaborative. The goal of the Institute is to broadly educate on school-justice issues and how to collaborate to reduce the number of youth pushed out of school and into the juvenile justice system.
Teams accepted will receive funding to cover travel, lodging and per diem. The Institute will include the following topics: 
  • The role of stakeholders
  • Positive school climate
  • Meaningful parent and youth engagement
  • Promising interventions for reducing school push out
  • Mental and behavioral health issues
  • Resource mapping
  • Addressing racial, gender, and special populations
  • Trauma and adversity
  • Building a strong collaborative team 
  • Action planning
Who should attend? 
The team should include the following representative(s): 
  • Juvenile Court Judge
  • Educator or School District Administrator
  • Law Enforcement Officer or School Resource Officer
  • Mental / Behavior Health Provider / Social Services
There is no registration fee for this program. To be fully considered you and your team must attend the entire Institute. If you are unable to attend the entire Institute, please contact us for other training opportunities. The Institute will begin at 8:00 a.m. on the first day and will conclude on third day at 12:00 p.m.  
Please note that the completion of the application does not guarantee your acceptance. 
The deadline to submit your application is Friday, March 31, 2017
For more information contact Theresa Bohannan at
This conference is pending approval from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). DO NOT purchase air tickets or make any other travel arrangements (except for securing time away from your position) until you have received confirmation that the program has been approved by the NCJFCJ. Upon approval the NCJFCJ will contact you immediately. 
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