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.
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There have been many media articles and individual conversations as of late, regarding the status and future of the programs for youth in the Juvenile Justice System in Nebraska. It is evident to me that if any change needs to occur, those involved in such a process adopt a ‘planned response’ change-management system. How […]
In a blog post this week, the OJJDP announced the release of a useful tool for parents and juvenile justice professionals. On their website, OJJDP said, “The National Gang Center recently published an updated version of the ‘Parents’ Guide to Gangs. The guide provides parents with answers to common questions about gangs to enable them to […]
The Probation Administration is sponsoring a poster contest in connection with Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week. The contest is open to all ages, probationers, family members, community members, etc. Also, for those of you that work with community groups such as day reporting centers, group homes, Boystown, etc. Follow the link below for a […]
(Award winners (L to R) Dr. Kenneth Zoucha, Erin Curran, Raevin Bigelow, and NJJA President Mike Renn) June 5, 2015 KEARNEY – “I was just doing my job,” is a statement that means more for some than others. At this year’s Nebraska Juvenile Justice Association Conference, four people were recognized for doing so much more […]
An email was sent yesterday to all conference registrants containing a link to access conference schedules, slide decks and handouts. All documents will be available in digital form and downloadable Pdf. This page is only available to conference registrants, so it can’t be accessed without a direct link. If you are registered for the conference […]
Every year, we at the NJJA like to recognize youth and juvenile justice professionals who make exceptional efforts towards improving and strengthening the juvenile justice community in Nebraska. Together, NJJA and the Nebraska Coalition for Juvenile Justice will present four awards at our 40th anniversary conference in Kearney, May 6-8.