Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice Hosts Inaugural Symposiums Spring 2016

November 18, 2015


The Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, led by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, has announced that it will host TWO exciting events in Spring 2016 at the historic Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston, MA:

April 5-6, 2016: Dual Status Youth Symposium: Working Together for Our Children

April 7-8, 2016: Probation System Reform Symposium: Advancing Practice, Changing Lives

To learn more, please visit:  www.rfknrcjj.org/events

 

Dual Status Youth Symposium: Working Together for Our Children

On April 5-6, 2016 the RFK National Resource Center will host its inaugural Dual Status Youth Symposium: Working Together for Our Children. This is the first of its kind national gathering of multi-disciplinary, youth-serving professionals to learn, network, and become part of the nationwide movement to improve outcomes for dual status youth. The Symposium provides a unique opportunity to experience and share the outstanding practice and policy progress made over the past fifteen years in addressing the challenges of effectively serving youth who touch both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. 

Audience: Juvenile justice and child welfare directors, judges, social workers, probation officers, prosecuting attorneys, public defenders, guardians ad litem and child law attorneys, educational staff and advocates, behavioral health providers and clinicians, federal, state and local policy makers and advocates.

Website: www.rfknrcjj.org/events/dsy-symposium-april2016

Probation System Reform Symposium: Advancing Practice, Changing Lives

On April 7-8, 2016 the RFK National Resource Center will host its inaugural Probation System Reform Symposium: Advancing Practice, Changing Lives. Juvenile justice system professionals from around the country are invited to attend this special event focusing on improving probation system performance and youth and family outcomes for those youth managed and overseen by our juvenile probation departments and court systems. The symposium will provide dynamic networking and interactive opportunities to learn from experienced colleagues about frameworks for effective probation practice, as well as challenges that confront practitioners and policymakers engaged in probation system reform. 

Audience: Probation and Court Service directors, judges, probation officers and managers, prosecuting attorneys, public defenders, educational staff and school resource officers, behavioral health providers and clinicians, federal, state and local policy makers and advocates.

Website:  www.rfknrcjj.org/events/psr-symposium-april2016

 

Both events will feature the foremost experts on the topics of data and outcome measurement, risk-needs-responsivity screening and assessment, trauma, evidence-based interventions, and inter-agency collaboration. Participants will be given tools to formulate an action plan for realizing improved youth outcomes, as well as needed fiscal savings in their communities. To learn more, please visit:  www.rfknrcjj.org/events.

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