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Upcoming informative webinars offered through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

posted May 19, 2015, 12:09 PM by Ashley Mark
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention regularly hosts webinars on topics relating to safety, community, youth development and education. Here's a peek at their upcoming webinars:

Webinar To Discuss Community Trauma Prevention

On May 20, 2015, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the Development Services Group and the Prevention Institute, will present “A Focus on Trauma: Integrating Trauma-Informed Approaches and Moving Toward Trauma Prevention.” This webinar will explore community-oriented approaches to trauma and the implications of successful prevention efforts. Presenters will differentiate between individual and community-oriented approaches to trauma and discuss the value of both models. Register here!

Webinar To Focus on Reforming Education for Justice-Involved Youth

On May 20, 2015, at 4 p.m. ET, the Juvenile Law Center will present “Youth Voices and Recommendations for Reforming Education in the Juvenile Justice System.” During this 1-hour webinar, presenters from Youth Advocates from Juveniles for Justice, a project of the Juvenile Law Center, will share their experiences in the juvenile justice system and present recommendations to improve educational opportunities for justice-involved youth. Register here!

Webinar To Discuss Mentoring for LGBTQ Youth

On May 21, 2015, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. ETMENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) will present “Including and Welcoming LGBTQ Youth in Mentoring Programs.” This webinar will focus on how to create safe environments to support the mentoring needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. This session is part of the Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series, which is supported by the National Mentoring Resource Center, a new online resource that OJJDP and MENTOR have developed. Register here!

Be sure to check their website frequently for future webinar opportunities.