Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - 2021 National Conference on Juvenile Justice

This conference will offered in-person and virtually. The conference is geared toward those interested in the improvement of the juvenile justice system. It will provide educational opportunities for judges, probation officers, detention facility employees, and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system.  

Some of the featured topics will include: 

  • Alternatives to detention
  • Trauma-informed justice
  • Cross-over youth
  • Deep-end youth
  • Teen dating violence
  • Ending solitary confinement
  • Domestic sex trafficking of minors
  • Anti-shackling alternatives
  • Racial and ethnic disparity
  • School pathways to the justice system
  • Brain science
  • Child development
  • Mental health
  • Juvenile and family treatment drug courts
  • LGBTQ+ issues in the juvenile justice system
  • Unaccompanied minors in immigration