Announcing the 2013 Certificate Programs at the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University‘s Public Policy Institute is proud to announce its 2013 Certificate Programs.  In addition to the weeklong certificate programs in multi-systems integration, CJJR now offers shorter certificate programs of intensive study in information sharing, youth in custody, and reducing racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile justice.

CJJR programs target public and private sector leaders working in the juvenile justice, child welfare, judiciary, behavioral health, education and other systems that serve youth in, or at-risk of becoming involved in, the juvenile justice system.

Certificate programs at CJJR take a multi-systems and multi-disciplinary approach to policies, programs, and practices that improve outcomes for this population -- including a focus on "crossover youth"--i.e. youth known to both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

Participants apply the knowledge they gain by completing a capstone project—a practical reform agenda they implement in their organization or community for positive change.

Applicants from the same jurisdiction should apply as teams to enhance cross systems change efforts after returning from the program. Individuals are also welcome in most programs.

Visit http://cjjr.georgetown.edu and click on “Certificate Programs” or email CJJR at jjreform@georgetown.edu to learn more.

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