An eLearning Program
This one-hour eLearning program will introduce learners to the New York City juvenile justice system, providing an overview of the history of the Division of Youth and Family Justice (DYFJ) and how it has evolved to meet the current needs of youth and families.
Participants will learn to identify some of the challenges that youth and families face which may influence youth’s involvement in the juvenile justice system, including: the impact of chronic stress on brain development and systemic practices that lead to racial disproportionality.
Participants will explore a fictional case from arrest to disposition and see how these challenges are addressed through the vision, values and philosophy of DYFJ and the variety of programs and services provided along the DYFJ continuum of care.
This course is designed for all staff in the Division of Youth and Family Justice and Close to Home provider agencies.
There are no prerequisites required to take this course.
Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:
Completion of all components is necessary in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.
There are no CEUs associated with this course.