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Webinar To Discuss Evidence-Based Practices for Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

​On November 1, 2016, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and Reclaiming Futures will present “Promoting Positive Futures: Evidence Based Practices in Juvenile Justice and Behavioral Health.” This webinar will focus on evidence-based approaches to support justice-involved youth with mental health difficulties, including co-occurring substance use disorders.

OJJDP FY 14 School Justice Collaboration Program: Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court: Category 2: School Justice Collaboration Program National Training and Technical Assistance

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OJJDP is partnering with the Department of Education and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to implement a multidisciplinary initiative to improve school climates, respond early and appropriately to student mental health and behavioral needs, avoid referring students to law enforcement and juvenile justice as a disciplinary response, and facilitate a proactive and supportive school reentry process in the rare instances in which a youth is referred.