When: October 12-14, 2011
Where: Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, Washington, DC
More information: http://www.ojjdp.gov/2011conference/
Experts from AIR's National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At Risk (NDTAC) will present at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) October 12-14, 2011, National Conference, “Children’s Justice & Safety: Unite, Build, Lead,” as well as an October 11 pre-conference education session. The events will take place at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in Washington, DC.
The OJJDP conference provides a snapshot of where juvenile justice is today. Participants will learn about the latest research and evaluation findings, see how communities are investing in promising practices and programs, and examine the dominant and emerging issues of the field. The conference brings together juvenile justice researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and advocates from across the country to help strengthen partnerships with state, local and tribal justice stakeholders in the fields of juvenile justice and child protection.
AIR presentations include:
October 11, 2011
Education Pre-conference Workshop
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Overview: This session will provide an overview of the purpose of Title I, Part D (TIPD), funding and programming in state and local agency programs; share recent trends in TIPD program administration; and examples of interagency coordination established to better meet the needs of youth who find themselves in the juvenile justice system.
AIR participants: David Osher, vice president, AIR, & principal investigator, NDTAC; Deborah Parrish, program vice president, AIR; Simon Gonsoulin, principal research analyst, AIR, & director, NDTAC; Joyce Burrell, principal researcher, AIR; and Nicholas Read, research analyst, AIR.
October 12, 2011
Children in Disasters: Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Overview: This panel will discuss how residential facilities can ensure that youth receive the support and services they require when natural disasters and other emergencies cause major disruptions. Each panelist serves on the Justice Working Group on Children and Disasters, which has developed a guide for juvenile justice residential facilities that will help them prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies.
AIR participant: Simon Gonsoulin, principal research analyst, AIR, & director, NDTAC