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The presentation will include but not limited to Juvenile Justice. History of Juvenile Justice and exploitation of juveniles. Laws and policies for protecting and addressing juvenile incarceration, school to prison pipeline, and KY senate bill 200. Discuss community resources and services in the surrounding area. Utilize laws and bills to discuss restorative justice and diversion programs.
Social workers support, assist, and advocate on behalf of families, juveniles and courts affected by the juvenile justice system. Many of these social work roles focus on intervening before incarceration occurs, supporting parents, caregivers, educating young people and influencing other social agencies on the juvenile justice system
This workshop is appropriate for all levels of practice.
Registration is $55.00
This workshop is eligible for Kent Alumni Discount*
Kentucky Board of Social Work
University of Louisville Shelby Campus
450 N. Whittington Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40222
440 N. Whittington Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40222
*Please check registration and reminder notifications for exact room location.*
The Kent School Continuing Education program is dedicated to assisting social workers in meeting their professional development needs, maintaining and improving professional competence. We strive to provide trainings that are innovative, engaging and in line with the Kent School's mission of addressing complex social problems through education, research and service to create a just and better world. Our continuing education program demonstrates to the community, prospective students and alumni, our commitment to them, not only inside the classroom but once they are out in the field. In becoming one of the top research social work programs in the country, we provide tools to support your practice in addressing societies most difficult problems.
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