Mission



The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform supports and educates leaders across systems of care to advance a balanced, multi-system approach to improving outcomes for, and promoting the positive development of, youth at risk of juvenile justice involvement...Read More

Our Work



The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform currently works with jurisdictions nationwide to help them better translate knowledge on “what works” into everyday practice and policy. The Center provides on and off-site training, networking opportunities, webinars and more to help state and local agencies develop and implement system improvement efforts…Read More

Meet the Staff



1042 Leaders. 800 Fellows. 334 Teams. 240 Local Reform Efforts. 32 Certificate Programs. 48 States & DC. 7 Countries.

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform supports the development of leaders in juvenile justice and related systems of care through our Certificate Programs. We help them achieve better outcomes for the young people in their care by assisting in the implementation or improvement of a diverse range of juvenile justice reform initiatives that address racial disparities and disproportionality, multi-system collaboration, social service improvement, statutory and court reform, and many other issues. The leaders we train come from across the United States and all over the world, including American Samoa, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Cameroon, Puerto Rico, Red Lake Nation, St. Lucia, and Thailand.

Fairfax County Team is Recipient of 2016 Capstone of the Year Award
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The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy is proud to announce the Fairfax County, Virginia team as the winner of the 2016…Read more
Wayne County Pilots Crossover Youth Practice Model, Improves Agency Collaboration
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In January, CJJR facilitated a daylong training in partnership with Casey Family Programs and Wayne County to educate front-line staff from the county’s Department of Health and Human Services…Read more

Youth in Custody
July 10-14, 2017 (Application Period Open Through April 7)
Evidence-Based Decision-Making
August 7-11, 2017 (Application Period Open Through May 5)
School-Justice Partnerships
September 25-29, 2017 (Application Period TBA)