Conferences

Resources

YCJA Part 2: Organization of Youth Criminal Justice System
Section 19: Conferences

The following resources are still valuable, but they have not been updated to include the 2012 Safe Streets and Communities Act amendments.

New Directions in Youth Justice

Law 12 - PDF (1239 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • Lesson 3 Restorative Justice: Community Justice Conferences and Healing Circles - p. 12-15
  • Lesson 5 Community Justice Conference: Jason, A Closer Look - p. 28-33
  • Lesson 6 A Healing Circle: Frank Brown, A Closer Look - p.34-37
  • Voyage of Rediscovery Video: Frank Brown Story
  • Lesson 7: Debates About Youth Justice #6 - p. 38

Social Studies 11 - PDF (1917 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 2
  • Basics for the Students - p. 4
  • Lesson 3 Community Justice Conference - p. 7-11

"Story of James" Youth at Risk - PDF (1433 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. v
  • Basics of the Students - p. 5
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. 7
  • Worksheet 2A - p. 14-15
  • Community Justice Conference: The Dare - p. 16-22

English as a Second Language - PDF (2038 KB)

  • Basics for the Teachers - p. iv
  • Basics for the Students - p. viii
  • Comparison of YCJA with YOA - p. x
  • Unit 4A: Meaningful Consequences of Youth Crime: Sentencing - p. 22 and 23 Story 2: Jackie
  • Answer Key - p. 40-41

On the Road to Justice

Youth At Risk - PDF (436 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? pp. 19 and 20 section 3
  • Lesson 3: Edwin and the Slashed Tires: A Community Justice Conference, Scripted - p. 21-30; Non-Scripted - p. 31-32
  • Lesson 4: Jake’s Story: A Circle Sentencing - p. 33-38

Grade 6/7 - PDF (377 KB)

  • Facilitator’s Notes - p. 3
  • What Should You Know About the YCJA? - p. 13 and 14 section 3
  • Lesson 3: Impact of Crime on the Community - p. 15-16

Guide to the Posters - PDF (281 KB)

  • Poster 2: Community Participation in the YCJA - p 11-14

Fact Sheets - PDF (203KB)

  • The Family’s Role in Youth Justice

 

Legal Quest Curriculum

 

The Youth Criminal Justice Act - PDF

  • Basics for the Teacher - p.90-92
  • Basics for the Student - p. 93-94
  • What Do You Know About Youth Justice? - p. 95
  • Community Justice Conference: The Dare - p. 98 and p. 109-115