Engaging and Empowering Families in Juvenile Justice
Engaging and Empowering Families in Juvenile Justice: An Overview From the National, State, and Local Levels
Family members and family engagement advocates have long cried out for inclusion as valuable team members, true partners, with juvenile justice experts in creating a more effective juvenile justice system, responsive to the needs of their sons and daughters. During this Webinar, the first of the series Engaging and Empowering Families in Juvenile Justice, panelists will not only address the critical need to engage and partner with families at all decision points in the juvenile justice system, but will also provide examples of agencies and programs that have successfully engaged families and improved outcomes for youth.
Understand why family engagement and partnership is important at all decision points in the juvenile justice system
Describe current practices at national, state, and local levels
Engage in dialogue concerning what can and needs to be changed to increase the level of family engagement and partnership with the juvenile justice system