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

948 Leaders. 727 Fellows. 313 Teams. 224 Certificate Program Reform Efforts. 45 States & DC. 6 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, Cameroon, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, and Thailand.

Capstone Projects Highlighted at National DMC Conference
CJJR was honored to co-sponsor the Coalition for Juvenile Justice DMC Conference on December 5 – 6, 2016. As part of the conference, CJJR Director Shay Bilchik led a…Read more
CCAS Awards MSC-TTA Grants to Seven Jurisdictions
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With support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS) has awarded grants to seven jurisdictions, providing them with the…Read more

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