• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn

©2020 by Michigan Center for Youth Justice

1679 Broadway Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48197

Upcoming Trainings
Family First Prevention Services Act and Juvenile Justice Webinar

January 23, 2020 

3 p.m. Eastern 

This webinar will discuss the implications of the Family First Prevention Services Act on juvenile justice as well as how juvenile justice advocates and State Advisory Groups can support efforts to achieve better outcomes for youth while guarding against potential unintended consequences.

Hosted by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice

Past Trainings
Working Effectively with Formerly Incarcerated People: 
Understanding Trauma and Addressing Barriers 

June 20th and 21st,



Training was held for social workers, clinicians, case managers, practitioners and anyone else who wanted to learn how to work more effectively with people who have been incarcerated.

Hosted by MCYJ  and the ACLU-MI, in partnership with the National Association of Social Workers.

Creating Collaborative Partnerships to Benefit Court-Involved Youth: How to Expand the Continuum-of-Care in your Community

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
9am - 12pm

At the training, participants heard from experts about how to create partnerships with their local Community Mental Health (CMH), Michigan Works!, and intermediate School District (ISD) to expand community-based services for court-involved youth in their jurisdiction. Participants learned from juvenile courts that have developed successful partnerships and implemented new collaborative projects.

Hosted by The Michigan Center for Youth Justice (MCYJ), the Northern Michigan Juvenile Court Association and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Division of Juvenile Justice, and Native American Affairs and Race Equity.

Working with Justice-Impacted LGBTQ+ People

March 14 and 15, 2019

9am to 4pm

A training held for Social Workers, Psychologists, Case Managers, Mental Health Providers and Juvenile/Criminal Justice Professionals

This was a two-day, in-depth training for practitioners who wanted to learn how to work more effectively with LGBTQ+ people who have been affected by the juvenile and/or criminal justice systems. We explored barriers and challenges, clinical implications, heard directly from impacted people, and provided attendees with an opportunity to learn from, and problem-solve with, local experts.