Three Free Juvenile Justice Webinars Planned for March

Three juvenile justice webinars will be available in March through partners of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. All it will cost you is time; they are all free through the magic of federal funding.

The March schedule:

Public Health Strategies for Effectively Preventing Violence

Date: March 2, 2pm EST

 This webinar will provide an overview of the public health approach to violence prevention and explore the ways in which this approach leads to better partnerships and, in turn, better outcomes. Featured presenters include Neil Rainford and Reshma Mahendra from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Registration: Click Here to register.

Street Outreach and Law Enforcement Collaboration

Date: March 16, 2pm EST
Description: This webinar will outline how best to conduct street outreach when clients are suspected of being shooters and/or are potential targets of gang retaliation. The webinar will highlight the work of the National Gang Center and the Houston Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office. The presenters will discuss the importance of building collaborative relationships and communication protocols among outreach staff, police, schools, and justice systems to develop crisis response and safety plans, including plans to address clients, outreach workers, and public safety in shooter and/or violent retaliatory situations.

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How to Create a Year-Long Calendar for Your Youth Council

Date: March 31, 6pm EST

Description: This webinar will highlight the use of UNITY’s YOUth Can! Curriculum. Presenters will discuss how the use of this curriculum will allow participants to engage in meaningful activities by establishing a monthly or quarterly calendar with a focus on top youth issues and how these issues can be managed effectively.

Registration: Click Here to register.

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