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

1528 Leaders. 1275 Fellows. 433 Teams. 320 Local Reform Efforts. 43 Certificate Programs. 49 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.

You're Invited! Registration is Now Open for the 2020 Janet Reno Forum
Registration is now open for the 2020 Janet Reno Forum! Join us at Georgetown University as we at CJJR celebrate and reflect upon 10 years of our Crossover Youth Practice Model. Sponsored by Casey Family…Read more
Webinar: Communications Strategies Around Family First
Join us on December 12th at 1:00 pm EST for a free webinar that will explore communications strategies around implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act. The webinar,…Read more

Supporting LGBTQ Youth
April 20-24, 2020
Length of Stay Policy Academy
March 23-26, 2020
School-Justice Partnerships and Diversion Pathways
February 24-27, 2020