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Introduction to the Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines

In 2005, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published the Juvenile Delinquency Guidelines: Improving Court Practice in Juvenile Delinquency Cases (JDG).  Over the years, the Guidelines have been used as a major resource by juvenile courts across the country.

With grant support from SJI, the NCJFCJ has updated this seminal publication.  This update will ensure that the Guidelines remain the defining resource for juvenile justice professionals into the next decade.

The Guidelines identify the essential elements of effective juvenile justice procedures provide recommended practices.  However, in the intervening decade, much has changed in juvenile justice; from landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions that ended the death penalty and solitary confinement for juveniles, to changes in practice as a result of brain science.

The NCJFCJ invites you to join them for a webinar, where they will unveil the new Enhanced Juvenile Justice Guidelines.

Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Time: 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST

Duration: 1 hour