Juvenile Justice Resources: Webinar Recordings to Improve Practice

Posted December 7, 2019
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Casey Foundation hosts free webinars to share knowledge within the field.

JDAIcon­nect, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s online com­mu­ni­ty for JDAI® prac­ti­tion­ers and peo­ple inter­est­ed in youth jus­tice, hosts free webi­na­rs to share knowl­edge with­in the field. The one-hour webi­na­rs are coor­di­nat­ed by JDAI’s train­ing part­ner the Pre­tri­al Jus­tice Insti­tute and span a range of sub­jects from JDAI core strate­gies such as expe­dit­ing case pro­cess­ing to new­er ini­tia­tives to engage young peo­ple in sys­tem reform.

Record­ings are avail­able now for the 2019 webi­na­rs high­light­ed here and more. Join JDAIcon­nect to dis­cuss what you’re watching.

Sup­port­ing Mid-Lev­el Man­agers to Lead Jus­tice Sys­tem Transformation

This webi­nar shares lead­er­ship tips for super­vi­sors and man­agers to build trust with­in their teams dur­ing peri­ods of change and uncer­tain­ty. The webi­nar is based on the Jus­tice Trans­for­ma­tion Insti­tute, which Jus­tice Sys­tem Part­ners cre­at­ed for the Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Juve­nile Jus­tice to devel­op its mid-lev­el lead­er­ship. Record­ed on Novem­ber 152019

I Am Why: Young Women Lead the Way to Justice

I Am Why is an approach to ampli­fy young women’s insight and expe­ri­ence in ways that influ­ence and pro­mote sys­tem-relat­ed poli­cies, prac­tices and pro­grams that are respect­ful, equi­table and sources of oppor­tu­ni­ty. This webi­nar presents pilot work by young women and their allies, Mass­a­chu­setts JDAI stake­hold­ers and researchers. Record­ed on Novem­ber 62019

Trans­for­ma­tion in Vir­ginia: An Overview of Vir­ginia DJJ’s Ser­vice Con­tin­u­um and Region­al Ser­vice Deliv­ery Model

Valerie Boykin, direc­tor of Virginia’s Depart­ment of Juve­nile Jus­tice, leads this webi­nar about her agency’s efforts to build a more robust con­tin­u­um of ser­vices for young peo­ple. Agency lead­ers and their part­ners at AMIkids and Evi­dence-Based Asso­ciates dis­cuss their imple­men­ta­tion of a con­tract­ed region­al ser­vice deliv­ery mod­el and the progress they have made, lessons learned and next steps. The mate­r­i­al is geared toward peers in oth­er states who are inter­est­ed in sim­i­lar sys­tem trans­for­ma­tion. Record­ed on Octo­ber 72019

The Cost of Lib­er­ty: Bail in the Juve­nile Court

This webi­nar shares the find­ings in A Right to Lib­er­ty: Reform­ing Juve­nile Mon­ey Bail, a qual­i­ta­tive study by the Nation­al Juve­nile Defend­er Cen­ter on the use of mon­ey bail in the 19 states that allow it. The study reveals that mon­ey bail is used with shock­ing reg­u­lar­i­ty in juve­nile courts…as a means of ensur­ing that youth are kept behind bars with­out any find­ing of guilt.” The dis­cus­sion explores how local prac­tices effect youth and their fam­i­lies in the juve­nile legal sys­tem. Record­ed on Sep­tem­ber 102019

Expe­dit­ing Case Processing

Jus­tice prac­ti­tion­ers in JDAI sites and relat­ed tech­ni­cal assis­tance orga­ni­za­tions come togeth­er for mutu­al sup­port and dis­cus­sion about their work in expe­dit­ing case pro­cess­ing. This is part of the JDAIcon­nect brunch and learn series, which is less for­mal than a tra­di­tion­al webi­nar. Record­ed on June 72019

A Glob­al Move­ment to Reduce Length of Stay in Juve­nile Detention

Juve­nile Jus­tice Advo­cates Inter­na­tion­al, the orga­ni­za­tion found­ed by webi­nar pan­elist Dou­glas Keil­lor, released the report Chil­dren in Pre­tri­al Deten­tion: Pro­mot­ing Stronger Inter­na­tion­al Time Lim­its, the first inter­na­tion­al study on how long chil­dren spend in deten­tion await­ing adju­di­ca­tion or tri­al. Around the world it is com­mon for young peo­ple to spend longer in pre­tri­al deten­tion, where they are often sub­ject to abuse, than they would for any even­tu­al sen­tence. The webi­nar explores how JDAI and sim­i­lar work in Mex­i­co should set the inter­na­tion­al stan­dard for reduc­ing case pro­cess­ing times and why it is vital for youth well-being around the world. Record­ed on May 202019.

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