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|OJJDP News @ a Glance,
OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.
Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more.
Webinar To Discuss CJJR Youth in Custody Certificate Program
On March 5, 2015, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, as part of OJJDP’s Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS), will present “CJJR Youth in Custody Certificate Program: How to Develop Capacity, Effectuate Change and Sustain System Improvements for Serving High-Risk Youth.” This free webinar will be an overview of the Youth in Custody Certificate Program to be held July 6–10, 2015. CJJR will answer questions about program-specific information, application guidelines, tuition, and available subsidies. Register for the webinar.