This course is a five-part virtual learning series hosted by the Tribal Youth Resource Center and presented by the Hon. Pat Sekaquaptewa. The course will provide a virtual learning experience to support the development or enhancement of Tribal juvenile justice codes, policy, and procedures. This course is open to all interested communities.
This session will cover a history of juvenile justice system and related implications for modernization and revision of Tribal juvenile justice system law and policy. The session will survey historic juvenile justice process, the development of contemporary youth rights as exhibited in the Model Indian Juvenile Code, and discuss adolescent brain development science as a compelling consideration for Tribal justice system innovation.