The Robert F. Kennedy National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, led by Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, provides consultation, technical assistance, and training to serve local, state, and national leaders, practitioners and youth-serving agencies. In partnership with jurisdictions and communities across the nation, we guide and inform youth justice system improvement and youth outcomes through our commitment to adolescent development science, best-practice methods and approaches, and evidence-based programs and treatment services.
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The Dual Status Youth – Technical Assistance Workbook, Updated Edition provides practical guidance for state and local jurisdictions in their endeavor to improve outcomes for dual status youth and their families. This updated workbook provides access to a wealth of practical new examples of replicable products (e.g., Memoranda of Understanding, information sharing agreements, procedural narratives, multi-disciplinary team structure and operations, system performance and outcome measures, data collection and reporting methods, among others) that will support state and local jurisdictions seeking to undertake this important work.
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September 8-9, 2021:
Transformation of Youth Justice Symposium: Expanding Knowledge, Changing Practice, Achieving Outcomes
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September 10, 2021:
Transformation of Youth Justice Training Institutes
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New! Alternative Response Initiative Training
The RFK National Resource Center is now offering a 1 – 1.5 day training to support state and/or local efforts to establish or enhance a comprehensive set of effective alternative responses and diversionary practices. We look forward to bringing this training to your community! Click here to learn more.
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