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2021 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

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Join the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) in Dallas, Texas, as we present this vital and important educational opportunity for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system. This conference, offered in-person and virtually, will explore gaps in services, discover new and improved practices, share cutting edge research, and motivate participants to explore positive case outcomes for youth involved in the delinquency system.

Some of the featured topics will include alternatives to detention, trauma-informed justice, cross-over youth, deep-end youth, teen dating violence, ending solitary confinement, domestic sex trafficking of minors, anti-shackling alternatives, racial and ethnic disparity, school pathways to the justice system, brain science, child development, mental health, juvenile and family treatment drug courts, LGBTQ+ issues in the juvenile justice system, and unaccompanied minors in immigration.

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for a wide range of disciplines and open to all those interested in the improvement of the juvenile justice system.

Registration and Fees

Early Bird for NCJFCJ Members

Until February 12, 2021 – $595.00
$695.00 after February 12, 2021

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Registration includes:

  • Access to all conference sessions for one year.

Early Bird for Non-Members

Until February 12, 2021 – $745.00
$845.00 after February 12, 2021

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Registration includes:

  • Access to all conference sessions for one year.
  • If you register by February 12, you receive a complimentary one-year membership to the NCJFCJ. For NCJFCJ membership benefits, click here.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

No cancellations as participants can choose to attend virtually or in person.

Available Scholarships

Scholarships are available to attend the 2021 National Conference on Juvenile Justice through the John Shaw Field Scholarship Program and the Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program. Applications are due February 8, 2021.

Apply for the John Shaw Field Scholarship Program
Apply for the Judge Richard J. FitzGerald Memorial Scholarship Program

Hotel Information

The 2021 National Conference on Juvenile Justice will be held in Dallas, Texas at the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel.

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The negotiated rate of $189.00 per night for single or double occupancy not inclusive of city and occupancy taxes. There is no resort fee and the on-site parking fee is $15 USD daily.

Click here to read COVID-19 Updates and Precautions from the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel.

Sponsorship, Advertising, and Exhibitor Opportunities

We invite you to join the NCJFCJ’s 2021 National Conference on Juvenile Justice in Dallas, Texas! 

Click here for the Sponsorship and Exhibitor ProspectusClick here for the Sponsorship and Exhibitor Application

Secure your exhibit space and sponsorship soon! Space and opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To discuss exhibit or sponsorship, contact Ardis Parmer at ardis.parmer@gmail.com or (775) 772-9121.