Systems of Care 2011

The fourth annual Systems of Care Conference, Innovation & Transformation - Building on Our Successes, was a tremendous success.  Over 400 participants attended workshops related to child welfare, mental health, juvenile justice education, building systems of care, youth and family involvement, and much more.  Below are the PowerPoint presentations related to juvenile justice.

What Works in Juvenile Justice?

Michele Bell, Midland County Day Treatment Program

Sara Deprez, Ingham County Circuit Court, Family Division

Elvin Gonzalez, Berrien County Circuit Court, Family Division

Adolescent Brain Development: What are They Thinking?

Presentation by Lori Hoisington and Michelle Weemhoff

Additional Resources

SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices:

Blueprints for Violence Prevention:

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Model Programs Guide: 
Washington State Institute for Public Policy (Cost-benefit analyses):

Lipsey, M., Howell, J., Kelly, M., Chapman, G., and Carver, D. (2010).  Improving the Effectiveness of Juvenile Justice Programs: A New Perspective on Evidence-Based Practice.  Washington, D.C.: Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University.

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