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7th Annual Models for Change National Working Conference

December 3–4, 2012 in Washington, DC

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Sunday, December 2

Pre-Conference Meetings

11:00 am–1:30 pm Wilson
ModelsforChange Executive Committee
Closed Session
2:00 pm–3:00 pm Roosevelt
OJJDP-MacArthur Foundation Partnership on Mental Health Training for Juvenile Justice
Site Coordinators Meeting
3:15 pm–4:15 pm Wilson
OJJDP-MacArthur Foundation Partnership on DMC/Racial and Ethnic Disparities Reduction Project
Site Coordinators Meeting
1:00 pm–4:30 pm Constitution Level Foyer
Conference Registration Opens

Monday, December 3

7:30 am–5:00 pm Constitution Level Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30 am–8:30 am Constitution Level Foyer
Breakfast Buffet
8:30 am–10:30 am Constitution A&B

Opening Plenary Session

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Laurie Garduque, Director for Justice Reform John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Sustaining Juvenile Justice Reform in Louisiana

Panelists:

  • Honorable Sharon Marchman, District Court Judge, 4th Judicial District Court Past President, District Court Judge Association, Louisiana
  • Frank Neuner, Jr., Member, Juvenile Justice Implementation Commission Chairman, Louisiana Public Defender Board
  • Andrew Shealy, First Assistant District Attorney, Third Judicial District, Louisiana
  • Sean Hamilton, Assistant Secretary, Office of Juvenile Justice, Louisiana

Moderated by Debra K. DePrato, Director, Institute for Public Health and Justice, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Project Director, Louisiana ModelsforChange

To the Next Level—Communications and Storytelling as Tools for Change

Panelists:

  • Leslie Kerns, Senior Vice President, M+R Strategic Services
  • Katherine Miller, Founder, Table 81 Consulting
  • Shaady Salehi, Executive Director, Active Voice

Moderated by Rey Cheatham Banks, Senior Policy and Communications Associate, National Juvenile Defender Center

10:30 am–10:45 am Constitution Level Foyer
Break
10:45 am–12:00 pm

Concurrent Workshops, Session I

A. Wilson / Roosevelt

Educating the Judiciary on Key Issues and Effective Practices in Juvenile Justice

Panelists:

  • Debra K. DePrato, Director, LSU Institute for Public Health and Justice, Project Director, Louisiana ModelsforChange
  • Hon. Patricia Koch, Ninth Judicial District of Louisiana
  • Hon. Sharon Marchman, Fourth Judicial District of Louisiana Facilitated by Barry Mahoney, President Emeritus, Justice Management Institute
B. Latrobe

Family Involvement in Juvenile Justice - Pennsylvania's Experience in Perpetuating a Culture Change

Panelists:

  • Susan Blackburn, Balanced and Restorative Justice Specialist, Center for Juvenile Justice Training and Research, Pennsylvania
  • Wendy Luckenbill, Senior Recovery and Resiliency Specialist, Community Care Behavioral Health, Pennsylvania

Facilitator: Liane Rozzell, Executive Director, Families and Allies of Virginia's Youth

C. Cabin John / Arlington

Moving Forward with Culturally Competent EBP Implementation

Panelists:

  • Patricia Foxen, Deputy Director for Research, National Council of La Raza
  • Eric Trupin, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Ron Whitener, Executive Director, Native American Law Center, University of Washington School of Law

Facilitated by Sarah Cusworth Walker, Research Assistant Professor, Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine

D. Burnham

Help Tell America's Untold Juvenile Justice Stories

Panelists:

  • John Fleming, Executive Editor, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE)
  • Jenna Gibson, Producer, CBS This Morning

Facilitated by Kaukab Jhumra Smith, Washington DC Bureau Chief, Youth Today, JJIE

E. Constitution C

Adolescent Domestic Battery: Developing a Continuum of Response

Panelists:

  • Shannon Hartnett, ModelsforChange Coordinator, 18th Judicial Circuit Court, Department of Probation and Court Services, Illinois
  • Heidi Mueller, Director of Juvenile Justice Ser vices, Youth Outreach Ser vices, Illinois
  • Wendy Nussbaum, Executive Director, Northeast DuPage Family and Youth Services, Illinois

Facilitated by Stuart Berry, Juvenile Justice Consultant, Stuart M. Berry LISW Consulting

F. Constitution D

Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact Through Performance-Based Standards and Workforce Development

Panelists:

  • Bonnie J. Glenn, Deputy Chief of Staff, King County Prosecutor's Office, State of Washington
  • Kim Godfrey, Executive Director, PbS Learning Institute, Deputy Executive Director, Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators

Facilitated by John Clayton, Assistant Secretary, Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration, State of Washington

G. Constitution E

Send in the Nerds - Using Appellate Advocacy to Drive Change at the Local Level and Beyond

Panelists:

  • L. Richard Braucher, Staff Attorney, First District Appellate Project, California
  • Jackie Bullard, Defense Counsel, Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender Facilitated by Nadia Seeratan, Senior Staff Attorney and Policy Advocate, National Juvenile Defender Center
H. Bulfinch / Renwick

Re-Forming Probation - New Perspectives on Old Practices

Panelists:

  • Matthew Villio, Juvenile Justice Reform Coordinator, Jefferson Parish Department of Juvenile Services, Louisiana
  • John S. Ryals, Jr., Treatment Evaluation Supervisor, Jefferson Parish Department of Juvenile Services, Louisiana

Facilitated by John Tuell, Co-Director, ModelsforChange Initiative at Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps

12:00 pm–12:15 pm
Break
12:15 pm–2:00 pm Constitution A&B

Awards Luncheon

Champions for Change Presentations

Moderated by Julia Stasch
Vice President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Champions from ModelsforChange Action Networks

Lisa M. Garry
Systems Reform Projects Director, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Action Network

Laura Cohen
Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law, Newark
Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network

Gene Griffin
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, School of Medicine
Mental Health and Juvenile Justice Action Network

Champions from ModelsforChange Core States

Arthur D. Bishop
Director, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
State of Illinois

Sharon Guy Hornsby
Campus Dean, Northshore Technical College, Florida Parishes Campus
State of Louisiana

George D. Mosee, Jr.
Deputy District Attorney, Juvenile Division, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Starcia Marie Ague
Research Coordinator, Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy, University of Washington School of Medicine
State of Washington

2:00 pm–2:15 pm
Break
2:15 pm–3:30 pm

Concurrent Workshops, Session II

A. Wilson / Roosevelt

Tapping into Legislative Reform - Using Legislation to Achieve Durable Change

Panelists:

  • Sarah Alice Brown, Program Director, Criminal Justice, National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Elizabeth Clarke, President, Juvenile Justice Initiative of Illinois Facilitated by Sarah Bryer, Director, National Juvenile Justice Network
B. Latrobe

Education and Career Development of Delinquent Youth

Panelists:

  • Karolyn Pinsel Harrell, Criminal Justice Project Coordinator, Northshore Technical Community College, Florida Parishes Campus, Louisiana
  • Sharon Guy Hornsby, Campus Dean, Northshore Technical College, Florida Parishes Campus, Louisiana
  • Candace Putter, Director, Pennsylvania Academic and Career Technical Training Alliance

Facilitated by Robert Schwartz, Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center

C. Cabin John / Arlington

Inside and Out - Can a State Agency and a "Watchdog" Work Together to Improve Care for Young People?

Panelists:

  • Ashley Cross, Chief of Staff, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
  • John Maki, Executive Director, John Howard Association of Illinois

Facilitated by Diane Geraghty, Director, Illinois ModelsforChange, Civitas ChildLaw Center, Loyola University Chicago

D. Burnham

The Next Frontier - Systems Integration and Dually Involved Youth

Panelists:

  • John Tuell, Co-Director, ModelsforChange Initiative at Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps
  • Rachel Rogers, Director, Department of Children and Family Services, Newton County, Georgia

Facilitated by Janet Wiig, Co-Director, ModelsforChange Initiative at Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps

E. Constitution C

Town and Gown - Law School-Public Defender Collaborations as Catalysts for Change

Panelists:

  • Laura Cohen, Clinical Professor, Rutgers University School of Law
  • Sandra Simkins, Clinical Professor, Rutgers University School of Law

Facilitated by Patricia Puritz, Executive Director, National Juvenile Defender Center

F. Constitution D

Cops and Kids of Color - The DMC Youth / Law Enforcement Curriculum

Panelists:

  • Rhonda McKitten, Director of Training, Juvenile Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Paris Washington, Chief Inspector, Philadelphia Sheriff's Department, Pennsylvania

Facilitated by Robert Listenbee, Chief, Juvenile Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

G. Constitution E

Risk Assessment Step-by-Step - A Guidebook for Effective Implementation

Panelists:

  • Rick Steele, Director of Policy and Program Development, Juvenile Court Judges' Commission, Pennsylvania
  • Laura Guy, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Facilitated by Gina M. Vincent, Co-Director, National Youth Screening and Assessment Project, University of Massachusetts

H. Bulfinch / Renwick

Mental Health Training Curriculum for Juvenile Justice - Training for State and Local Systems

Panelists:

  • Gene Griffin, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
  • Jennifer Romelien, Executive Director of Program Services, Administration for Children's Services, Division of Youth and Family Justice, New York City

Facilitated by Kathleen Skowyra, Associate Director, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice

3:30 pm–3:45 pm Constitution Level Foyer
Break
3:45 pm–5:00 pm Constitution A&B

Plenary Session

Promoting Justice Reform from the Bench - The Role of the State Supreme Court Justice in Transforming the Judiciary
Introduction by Nancy Gannon Hornberger, Executive Director, Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Panelists:

  • Honorable Jonathan F. Lippman, Chief Judge, New York Court of Appeals
  • Honorable Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Honorable Eric T. Washington, Chief Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Moderated by Honorable Bobbe Bridge (Ret.), Associate Justice, Washington Supreme Court

5:00 pm–5:15 pm
Break
5:15 pm–6:30 pm The Grand Cafe

Evening Reception and an Exhibit of the Photography of Richard Ross

Introduction by Laurie Garduque, Director, Justice Reform, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Remarks by Richard Ross, Photographer, Author of Juvenile In Justice, Professor, Department of Art, University of California Santa Barbara

Tuesday, December 4

7:30 am–3:00 pm Constitution Level Foyer
Conference Registration
7:30 am–9:00 am Constitution Level Foyer
Breakfast Buffet
7:30 am–8:45 am Wilson / Roosevelt
OJJDP-MacArthur Foundation Partnership on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare System Coordination and Integration Site
Coordinators Meeting
7:30 am–8:45 am Penn Quarter B
OJJDP-MacArthur Foundation Partnership on Risk and Mental Health Screening and Assessment of Youth
Site Coordinators Meeting
7:45 am–8:45 am

Core State / Action Network Informal Breakfast Meetings

  • Illinois - Latrobe Room
  • Louisiana - Cabin John / Arlington Room
  • Pennsylvania - Burnham Room
  • Washington - Constitution C Room
  • DMC Action Network - Constitution D Room
  • Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network - Constitution E Room
  • Mental Health Action Network - Bulfinch / Renwick Room
9:00 am–10:45 am Constitution A&B

Plenary Session

Welcome and Introduction
Laurie Garduque, Director for Justice Reform
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

A New Paradigm - The United States Supreme Court, Adolescent Development and Neuroscience

Panelists:

  • Elizabeth E. Cauffman, Professor and Chancellor's Fellow, Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California - Irvine
  • Marsha Levick, Legal Director, Juvenile Law Center
  • Edward P. Mulvey, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Law and Psychiatry Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Laurence D. Steinberg, Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor, Psychology, Temple University

Moderated by Laurie Garduque, Director for Justice Reform, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Public-Private Partnerships in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Panelists:

  • Adam Gelb, Director, Public Safety Performance Project, Pew Center on the States
  • Stephan Morikawa, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Community Relations, American Honda Co., Inc.
  • Marlene Beckman, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Moderated by Julia Stasch, Vice President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

10:30 am–11:45 am Constitution Level Foyer
Break
11:00 am–12:15 pm

Concurrent Workshops, Session III

A. Wilson / Roosevelt

Enhancing the Legacy - Replicating the DMC Action Network Approach in Connecticut

Panelists:

  • Martha Stone, Executive Director, Center for Children's Advocacy, Connecticut
  • Mark White, Juvenile Probation Services, Regional Manager, Judicial Branch-Court Support Services Division, Connecticut

Facilitated by Tiana Davis, DMC Policy Director, Center for Children's Law and Policy

B. Latrobe

Getting Smart on Crime - Improving Juvenile Diversion Decisions on the Front Line

Panelists:

  • Morris Copeland, Director of the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department, Florida
  • John Firman, Research Director, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • George Mosee, Jr., Deputy District Attorney, City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Facilitated by Lourdes Rosado, Associate Director, Juvenile Law Center, Pennsylvania
C. Cabin John / Arlington

The Solution, Not the Problem - Families As Partners in Juvenile Justice

Panelists:

  • Grace Bauer, Co-Director, Justice for Families, Maryland
  • Mike McIntosh, Co-Director, Alliance for Youth Justice, Mississippi

Facilitated by Liz Ryan, President and CEO, Campaign for Youth Justice

D. Burnham

Diversion, Behavioral Health and Juvenile Justice - An Integrated Policy Academy / Action Network Initiative with SAMHSA

Panelists:

  • Victoria Cochran, Director, Office of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Services, Virginia
  • Bill Wyss, Children's Mental Health Manager, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Children's Mental Health Division

Facilitated by Karli Keator, Division Manager, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, Policy Research Associates

E. Constitution C

State-Level Strategies for Expanding and Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice

Panelists:

  • Debra K. DePrato, Director, LSU Institute for Public Health and Justice, Director, Louisiana ModelsforChange
  • Eric Trupin, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine

Facilitated by Peter Greenwood, Executive Director, Advancing Evidence-Based Practice, California

F. Constitution D

Safety, Opportunity and Success - Developing a Multi-Stakeholder Strategy to Prevent Confinement and Address Unmet Needs of Non-Delinquent Youth

Panelists:

  • Honorable Brian Huff, Presiding Judge, Jefferson County Family Court, Alabama
  • Honorable Linda Tucci Teodosio, Judge, Summit County Juvenile Court, Ohio

Facilitated by Marie Williams, Deputy Executive Director, Coalition for Juvenile Justice

G. Constitution E

Teaching the Specialization of Juvenile Indigent Defense and Elevating Best Practice Standards

Panelists:

  • Timothy Curry, Managing Attorney, National Juvenile Defender Center
  • Mary Ann Scali, Deputy Director, National Juvenile Defender Center

Facilitated by George Yeannakis, Special Counsel, TeamChild, Washington State

H. Bulfinch / Renwick

Reforms in Colorado - Maximizing Policy Advances and Opportunities at the State Level

Panelists:

  • Kim Dvorchak, Executive Director, Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition
  • Jason Hopfer, Owner, JLH Consulting and Public Affairs, Colorado
  • Representative B.J. Nikkel, Majority House Whip, Colorado House of Representatives

Facilitated by Donald K. Ross, Founder, M+R Strategic Services

12:15 pm–12:30 pm
Break
12:30 pm–1:45 pm Constitution A&B

ModelsforChange Luncheon and Keynote Address

Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Honorable George Timberlake
Member of the Coordinating Council of Illinois ModelsforChange

Keynote Address:

Juveniles In The News: Telling Their Stories

Presented by Cheryl Corley
National Desk Reporter, Chicago Office
National Public Radio

Moderated by Nancy Gannon Hornberger
Executive Director, Coalition for Juvenile Justice

1:45 pm–2:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Laurie Garduque, Director for Justice Reform
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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