When a Sibling Goes to Prison

Thousands of young people are sent to prison every day, leaving behind scores of brothers and sisters researchers know very little about.

Getting Therapy Instead of Serving Time

FREA whole-family approach shows promise in keeping young offenders out of prison.

Is Juvenile Justice Beyond Repair?

One advocate describes what happens in a family when a child is behind bars.

Report: Juveniles Lack Legal Advice; Often Urged To Plead Guilty

A report finds many juveniles accused of crimes never see a lawyer or receive ineffective legal advice.

Job Announcement: Intake/Case Coordinator – Volunteer Lawyers Project

POSITION OVERVIEW Established in 1982, the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) is the oldest and largest volunteer legal services organization in Nebraska.  The mission of VLP is to provide quality pro bono legal services to eligible low-income Nebraskans.  VLP achieves this goal through its core case placement program and other targeted pro bono programs that serve […]

TEND Leaders Training 2016

TEND Leaders is a 4-day intensive program for “leaders” being offered in November 2016 – I.e. Anyone working in a leadership/supervisory role in a high-stress, trauma exposed environment. The program provides leaders with the foundational skills required to build and support effective, healthy, successful and sustainable teams. We have a max capacity of 20 for […]

2016 NJJA Conference Keynote Speaker | Francoise Mathieu

NJJA had a chance to ask Wednesday’s conference keynote speaker, Francoise Mathieu, a few questions after her informative presentation “Keynote: Beyond Kale and Pedicures: What works to manage compassion fatigue and secondary trauma?”. Click here to go to our Youtube page channel.