Juvenile substance abuse updating the field

This is an excellent opportunity to join a sophisticated nationally recognized delinquency defense firm and work in a dynamic, expanding, and team-oriented atmosphere.

Qualified candidates should have general knowledge of delinquency law and/or criminal law with excellent written and oral communication.

To reduce the human and fiscal cost and consequences of repeated arrests and incarceration for people with behavioral health issues, improved access to behavioral health and other support services must be made available to individuals involved in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Austine Long, Case Law, Chapel Hill, CLE, conference, Court of Appeals, Defender Trial School, disabilities, Disposition, juveniles, Kate Jennings, Mental Health, NC State Bar, North Carolina, parents, sentencing, substance abuse, tip of the week, UNC School of Government, updates Greetings and happy Friday! Job and Fellowship Opportunities Today is your last chance to apply for the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN)‘s executive director position.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email Kate Jennings or Professor John Rubin or call 919-962-3287/919-962-2498.

The program will offer roughly 29 hours of general CLE credit.

The Defender Trial School is open to public defenders and a limited number of private attorneys who perform a significant amount of appointed work.

Most people with mental illnesses are not violent, and most violent crimes are not committed by people with mental illnesses.

Researchers have found the prevalence of violence among those with a major mental disorder who had received treatment and did not abuse substances was indistinguishable from people in a non-substance abusing comparison group.

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