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Serving Youth and Families in Rural Communities: Learning from Two State Juvenile Justice Agencies

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Effectively serving youth and families in rural areas often requires innovative strategies that take into account local context, needs, and strengths. Hear from Alaska and New Mexico about how they serve rural communities, including partnering with local agencies, to deliver culturally-responsive prevention opportunities and interventions.
Speakers will include:

  • J.T. Bolin, LCSW, Children and Family Services Clinical Supervisor, Tanana Chiefs Conference
  • Nina Corbett, MSW, Bristol Bay Regional Supervisor, Alaska Division of Juvenile Justice
  • Bianca Padilla, Juvenile Justice Specialist & R/ED Coordinator, Children, Youth & Families Department, State of New Mexico

This virtual session is the second of two sessions tied to the Common Problems, Common Solutions Tool-kit released by The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy, in partnership with the American Institutes for Research.

Date Created: April 25, 2023