Dr. Isaiah Pickens Will Deliver Opening Keynote Address at the NCJFCJ's 2017 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

December 5, 2016

Dr. Isaiah Pickens is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in consulting, counseling, and educational services for families, teens, and young adults. Dr. Pickens is also the Assistant Director of the Service Systems Program at the UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Network and the founder of iOpening Enterprises, a multi-media company providing mental health education workshops and online resources for teens and the adults in their lives.
 
Dr. Pickens conducts research focused on juvenile-justice involved youth who have experienced trauma and provides trauma-informed training and consultation to several child-serving institutions including schools, foster-care and juvenile justice agencies. 
 
During the Opening KeynoteLiving Up to the Social Contract: Trauma, Health Equity, and Justice in the 21st Century, participants will explore how justice professionals can ensure traumatized kids’ needs are met when interacting with the justice-system while holding them accountable for their actions and keeping the public safe.
 
He is a regular contributor to Psychology TodayHuffington PostBlackDoctor.org and has appeared numerous times on MSNBC to discuss the psychological implications of current events as it relates to trauma and other mental health issues. Follow Dr. Pickens on Twitter and Instagram @PickensPoints.
 
You will not want to miss this inspiring and influential Opening Keynote... Join us February 12-15, 2017, at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' (NCJFCJ) National Conference on Juvenile Justice at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Register TODAY.
 
Future conference updates and additions to this year's speaker lineup will be announced soon. If you have any questions about registering for the conference, please call Kristi Jones at 775-507-4798 or email kjones@ncjfcj.org.
 
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