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OJJDP News @ a Glance

This issue highlights OJJDP programs addressing community violence and child maltreatment. The Tribal Connections section features OJJDP’s response to feedback received during a June 2020 Tribal consultation.
Message From the Acting Administrator
OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones

Upcoming Events

Crimes Against Children Conference: August 9–December 17, 2021

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The Dallas Children's Advocacy Center hosts the Crimes Against Children Conference to train government and nonprofit employees who work in law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine. This virtual conference provides practical and interactive instruction to those who work directly with child victims of crime and help children heal. Registration information is available online.

Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Team Members and Natural Incentives Webinar: October 19, 2021

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals host the quarterly Tune-In Tuesdays webinar series for juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) practitioners. This series is an opportunity for team members to acquire practical tools to address common challenges in JDTC programs.

This webinar will focus on the importance of sharing information and developing memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to collaboratively work on a JDTC team. During this interactive session, participants will explore information sharing and learn ways to create and renew MOUs to ensure that teamwide information sharing is effective. Registration information is available online.


Date Created: August 12, 2021