Webinar: Supporting and Serving Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

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This webinar was a part of the Y-TAC Fall 2018 Webinar Series – Engaging & Supporting Youth: Achieving Employment Success.  It explored the employment implications for youth involved in the Juvenile Justice System. Participants learned how Kentucky & Alaska worked collaboratively to design successful practices between their Vocational Rehabilitation and Juvenile Justice Systems.

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  • Erik Peterson, Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice
  • Christa Martin, Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

Session Objectives

  • Participants learned about examples of state level practices for serving youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system.
  • Participants gained knowledge on how to conduct outreach to systems that are actively supporting the needs of students and youth in the juvenile justice system.
  • Participants learned about who the collaborative partners are to connect youth in Juvenile Justice programs to further employment and independent living opportunities.