The Reducing Isolation in Youth Facilities Training and Technical Assistance (RIYF-TTA) program is a project supported through a partnership between the Center for Coordinated Assistance to States, the American Institutes for Research, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University, and CJCA.
In addition to the executive director of CJCA and lead consultant, Sharon Pette, the consulting team includes representatives from three state agencies: the Indiana Division of Youth Services (TOYS), the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and the Oregon Youth Authority.
yearbook 2012: A national perspective of juvenile corrections.
A glance at the board's membership shows its breadth: from the CJCA
, representing juvenile detention and corrections agencies, and the National Association of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, to the American Bar Association, the Youth Law Center, and the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.
20, file 3, "Notes," 1946-7, 129-143; CJCA
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The current executive committee of CJCA
is 75 percent female; the current ACA executive committee includes Mary Livers, Ph.
developed and directs PbS and currently works with more than 200 individual facilities in 28 states and the District of Columbia to align practices with approaches deemed effective by research and to integrate the PbS continuous improvement process with daily operations.
moves forward with development of proposed measures, agencies will be better able to demonstrate the effectiveness of treatments based on achieving positive youth outcomes, and they will be able to retain legislative and public support for those programs.
, the membership organization of state juvenile correctional directors, established a Recidivism Working Group, comprised of directors and researchers, to develop and recommend to the full membership standards for measuring recidivism.
Following that, in accordance with the program, 32 members of NJDA and the 37 members of CJCA
divided up into small groups according to topic of interest to discuss some of the recent challenges they are facing in their facilities.
A member of several professional associations including ACA, Southern States Correctional Association and the Council of Juvenile Corrections Administrators (CJCA
), he has recently completed a term on the board of directors of CJCA
and is currently serving as chairman of ACA's Commission on Professional Certification.
Both NJDA and CJCA
had the opportunity to discuss their particular issues as a group and participate in a joint discussion of the most prevalent challenges faced by juvenile practitioners.