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Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones' Keynote Address at the Transformation of Youth Justice Symposium

OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones

OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones highlights the ways in which the Office's support for the RFK National Resource Center is helping transform the way that youth and families experience the juvenile justice system. She discusses the OJJDP-funded training and technical assistance project the center is leading to enhance community supervision practices for youth with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders who are on probation or being released from secure placement. The Acting Administrator also describes OJJDP's Comprehensive Juvenile Justice System Reform Initiative, which is helping states implement statutory and policy changes through intensive training and technical assistance.

Date Published: October 5, 2021