<![CDATA[JJAM JJAM - Juvenile Justice Job Openings and Other Training Opportunities]]> http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm en-us ImpactFolios RSS Generator Additional "Tall Cop" Trainings in Michigan http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5857 <p>&quot;Tall Cop&quot; will be conducting trainings at the following locations in Michigan:</p><p>Gaylord, April 5 &amp; 6, 2018</p><p>Escanaba, May 2 &amp; 3, 2018</p><p>Contact: Jamie Dolan at dolanj@michigan.gov</p><p>Petoskey, April 26, 2018</p><p>Contact: www.upnorthchildabusecouncil.org</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 04:43:23 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5857?blog=5857 Basic Interviewing, Counseling, and Communication Techniques Seminar http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5854 <p><strong>SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT<br /><br />Basic Interviewing, Counseling, and<br />Communication Techniques Seminar</strong></p><p><br />April 25 - April 27, 2018</p><p><br />Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center<br />Higgins Lake, Michigan</p><p>DESCRIPTION and ELIGIBILITY<br />This seminar is held pursuant to Michigan Supreme Court Administrative Order 1985-5, which states, in part: &ldquo;A probation officer/caseworker. . . must complete the Michigan Judicial Institute certification training for juvenile court staff within two years after date of employment.&rdquo; (Administrative Order No. 1985-5, &sect; I.C.1.b.1.) Registration is limited to this specific staff.</p><p><br />LOGISTICS<br />On-site registration will take place from 12:30 to 12:55 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25. The seminar will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.<br />Note: There will be a mandatory Wednesday evening session from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.<br />Daily programming on Thursday, April 26 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. -- with optional evening sessions) and Friday, April 27 (8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) will consist of morning and afternoon presentations. Presentations will be followed by working group sessions moderated and guided by experienced counseling practitioners.</p><p><br />REGISTRATION PROCEDURE<br />The registration deadline for this seminar is Friday, March 23, 2018. The attached form (which may be duplicated) must be received by the Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) on or before the deadline. Registration confirmation, travel directions, and other pertinent seminar materials will be forwarded to accepted participants immediately following the registration deadline.</p><p><br />MEALS AND LODGING<br />Meals: MJI will provide all seminar meals beginning with lunch at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 25. Please let us know on the attached registration form if you will arrive by noon for lunch on Wednesday. Meals will be provided through lunch on Friday, April 27.<br />Lodging: Will be provided Wednesday and Thursday evenings. All rooms are nonsmoking, double-occupancy. Lodging is available for all participants.<br />Space limitations prohibit lodging for, or accommodating, spouses, family, or friends of the seminar participants.</p><p><br />Depending upon enrollment, a limited number of single-occupancy rooms may be available on a firstcome,first-served basis (based upon the date the registration form is received by MJI) at the state perdiem rate of $37.50 per night, plus taxes. Payment for single-occupancy rooms must be made to the<br />Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center at the time of on-site registration. Payment for singleoccupancyrooms may be made by check, Visa, or MasterCard. Participants interested in singleoccupancy lodging should indicate that preference on the attached registration form. Requesting a single-occupancy room does not guarantee that you will receive single-occupancy lodging.<br />The facility accommodates persons with disabilities. If you require special accommodations due to a<br />disability, please indicate your needs on the attached registration form.</p><p><br />THE RALPH A. MACMULLAN (RAM) CONFERENCE CENTER<br />The RAM Conference Center is a Department of Natural Resources facility, in a rustic setting on the<br />shores of north Higgins Lake. Rooms are sparsely accommodated with two single beds, desk, and<br />chest of drawers; very similar to college dorm rooms. Other accommodations include community<br />bathrooms, by gender, with common shower stall and sink areas. Dispenser soap is provided, but<br />individuals should bring their own toiletries.</p><p><br />PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE RAM CONFERENCE CENTER FOR LODGING OR MEAL<br />NEEDS. COMPLETE THE ATTACHED REGISTRATION FORM. MJI MAKES ALL<br />ARRANGEMENTS.</p><p><br />Dress for the seminar is extremely casual and comfortable &ndash; sweatshirts, jeans, etc. There will be<br />some outside walking between sleeping cabins, dining areas, group sessions, and classrooms, so<br />prepare for a variety of weather and terrain.</p><p><br />WAIVER OF PARTICIPATION<br />This seminar is mandatory for all family division/juvenile [court] staff requiring certification. However,<br />MJI has developed a &ldquo;waiver&rdquo; process for staff holding the following minimum credentials:<br />1. a. A master&rsquo;s degree in social sciences or a related human services field, of which at least two<br />semester credits must be in the area of counseling techniques with youth; and/or<br />b. Possession of appropriate state of Michigan licensure; including, but not limited to, licensed<br />professional counselor, licensed/limited licensed psychologist, certified/licensed social worker, or<br />licensed family therapist.<br />2. Alternative qualifications that demonstrate the applicant&rsquo;s knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly<br />exceed the minimum requirements of the Administrative Order. Alternative qualifications will be<br />considered on a case-by-case basis.<br />To exercise the &ldquo;waiver&rdquo;, you must provide sufficient evidence of the above minimum credentials,<br />and/or alternative qualifications, along with the attached registration form. MJI will review your<br />request and provide a response within 10 business days.</p><p><br />QUESTIONS<br />If you have any questions or would like further information concerning the seminar, registration, or<br />waiver process, please contact Peter Stathakis, Program Manager, at 517-373-7607 or<br />stathakisp@courts.mi.gov; or Anne DeMarco, Program Assistant, at 517-373-7349 or<br />demarcoa@courts.mi.gov.</p><p><br />REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018</p> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:54:03 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5854?blog=5854 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Training http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5852 <p style="margin-left:-48px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><em>Improving Outcomes for Youth, Families, and Agencies by Recognizing and Responding to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Other Neurocognitive Impairments</em></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong>FASD Training Locations &amp; Training Times</strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong>Registration: 8:30am-9:00am and Training: 9:00am-4:00pm</strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Mt. Pleasant</u></strong><br /><strong>Tuesday, February 20, 2018</strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong>Courtyard by Marriott at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858</strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Lansing</u></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong>Wednesday, February 21, 2018<br />Lansing Community College West Campus,</strong><br /><strong>5708 Cornerstone Drive, Lansing, MI 48917 </strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Detroit</u></strong><br /><strong>Friday, February 23, 2018<br />Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown, 351 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48226</strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><em>**We will have future training date in the Upper Peninsula in spring of 2018</em></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>HOTEL INFORMATION</u></strong> - <strong><u>ATTENDEES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THEIR OWN OVERNIGHT RESERVATIONS.</u></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Mt. Pleasant</u></strong><br />Courtyard by Marriott at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858<br />Rate:&nbsp; $75 plus taxes; to receive this special rate, call (989) 773-1444 and use this group code:&nbsp; MACMHB</p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Lansing</u></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Country Inn Suites by Carlson, 6511 Centurion Drive, Lansing, MI 48917</p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Rate:&nbsp; $75/plus tax per night; to receive this special rate, call (517) 827-7000 and use this group code:&nbsp; MACMHB</p><p style="margin-left:6px;"><strong><u>Detroit</u></strong></p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown, 351 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48226<br />Rate:&nbsp; $75 plus taxes; to receive this special rate, call (313) 967-0900 and use this group code:&nbsp; CMHAM</p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Parking:</p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Overnight parking - Valet only $30&nbsp;<br />Daily parking - Self-parking- $5-$10 per vehicle</p><p style="margin-left:6px;">Valet parking - $15 per vehicle</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:32:36 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5852?blog=5852 Motivational Interviewing: A Skill-Based Strengths Training for Juvenile Probation Officers and Caseworkers http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5850 <p><strong><u>Seminar Announcement</u></strong></p><p><strong><em>Motivational Interviewing: A Skill-Based Strengths Training for Juvenile Probation Officers and Caseworkers</em></strong></p><p>February 27-28, 2018, Michigan Hall of Justice, Lansing, Michigan</p><div><p><strong><em>Seminar Description</em></strong></p><p>The Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) is pleased to offer a two-day seminar designed for juvenile division probation officers and caseworkers.</p><p>Motivational Interviewing is a widely-used approach for addressing adolescent substance use. Recent research shows that 67 percent of juveniles participating in Motivational Interviewing reported statistically significant improved substance use outcomes.</p><p><strong><em>Faculty</em></strong></p><p>Faculty for this seminar will be Mr. Michael D. Clark, MSW, LMSW.&nbsp; Mr. Clark is a trainer/consultant to the helping professions and is currently the director of the Center for Strength-Based Strategies.&nbsp; He is committed to the research, development, and training of strength-based strategies for practice and programming.&nbsp; Mr. Clark, a former juvenile probation officer with extensive experience, is a registered trainer with the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.&nbsp; Mr. Clark is also the coauthor of a monograph published by the National Institute of Corrections titled &ldquo;Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide for Probation and Parole Officers.&rdquo;</p><p><strong><em>Seminar Logistics</em></strong></p><p>The seminar will commence at 9:00 a.m. and conclude by 4:00 p.m. each day.</p><p><strong><em>Participant Eligibility</em></strong></p><p>Due to the interactive nature of this seminar, space is limited and will be restricted to juvenile division probation officers, caseworkers, and supervisors.</p><p><strong><em>Registration Procedure</em></strong></p><p>MJI uses online registration.&nbsp; Please go to the following link to register: <a href="http://courts.michigan.gov/MjiOnline">http://courts.michigan.gov/MjiOnline</a>. &nbsp;Use the invitation code: <strong>C729D8</strong>.</p><p><strong><em>Lodging</em></strong></p><p>Double-occupancy lodging is assigned by MJI at the <strong>Fairfield Inn &amp; Suites by Marriott Lansing at Eastwood</strong> for the evenings of February 26 and 27.&nbsp; To qualify for MJI paid lodging, your office must be located more than <u>65 miles</u> from the Michigan Hall of Justice.</p><p>If a single room is requested, you are responsible for the additional lodging room cost (approximately $37.50 per night, plus applicable taxes).&nbsp; Please make the appropriate lodging request when you e-register.</p><p>Facility space constraints do not allow MJI to make any arrangements for lodging of spouses, family, or friends of seminar participants.</p><p><strong><em>Meals</em></strong></p><p>MJI will provide a group luncheon and refreshments each day of the seminar.&nbsp; All other meals and incidental expenditures, including mileage, telephone calls, entertainment, etc., are your responsibility.</p><div><p><strong><em>Persons with Disabilities</em></strong></p></div><p>The Michigan Hall of Justice accommodates persons with disabilities.&nbsp; If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please indicate your needs when you e-register.</p><p><strong><em>Confirmation/Rejection</em></strong></p><div><p>Given space limitations, it is not likely that everyone who registers is going to be accepted. Registrants selected for attendance will be e-mailed confirmation and other pertinent information following the registration deadline.&nbsp; If you do not receive an e-mail by February 20, please contact MJI.</p></div><p><strong><em>Questions</em></strong></p><p>If you have questions concerning the seminar or the registration process, please contact</p><p>Peter Stathakis, Program Manager, at 517-373-7607 or <a>stathakisp@courts.mi.gov</a>; or Anne DeMarco, Program Assistant, at 517-373-7349 or <a>demarcoa@courts.mi.gov</a>.</p><p><strong>REGISTRATION DEADLINE: </strong><strong>Friday, January 19, 2018</strong><br clear="all" />&nbsp;</p></div><p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:14:51 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5850?blog=5850 Juvenile Justice Vision 2020 Conference http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5847 <h1><span style="font-size:22px;">Juvenile Justice Vision 2020 Training - October 2017 Training Event</span></h1><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><em>October 26-27, 2017 Training Event &ndash; LGBTQI Youth: Queer Criminology, Building Safety and Legal Updates</em></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Cost to attend is $25 for Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 members, $10 for all students, and $50 for non-members. Additional membership information is available at: </strong><a href="https://www.gvsu.edu/juvenilejusticevision2020/join-us-3.htm"><strong>https://www.gvsu.edu/juvenilejusticevision2020/join-us-3.htm</strong></a><strong>. </strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">Within the United States as a whole, and certainly within the juvenile justice community, issues surrounding LGBTQI people are coming to light at a rapid pace.&nbsp; In an effort to address the growing number of questions regarding treatment and placement of this population, the Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 Executive Team is pleased to present &ldquo;LGBTQI Youth: Queer Criminology, Building Safety and Legal Updates&rdquo;.&nbsp; At this training event, participants will have an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the issues facing LGBTQI youth, their role in the juvenile justice system, and will be provided tangible treatment resources. <a href="https://www.gvsu.edu/cms4/asset/903124DF-BD7F-3286-FE3330AA44F994DE/speaker_bio__workshop_overview.pdf">Click here</a> for speaker bios and workshop information.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><em>Please note: While the overarching theme of this training is related to the information presented during the June Training event, this is an entirely separate training.&nbsp; A basic review of the language and terms may be presented, but overlap of content with earlier training material will be limited. For registrants who were unable to attend the June Training event, session summaries and materials can be found at: <a href="https://www.gvsu.edu/juvenilejusticevision2020/june-2017-training-event-35.htm">https://www.gvsu.edu/juvenilejusticevision2020/june-2017-training-event-35.htm</a>. </em></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><em><strong>Thursday,&nbsp;October 26, 2017</strong></em></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>8:00 a.m. &ndash; Conference registration begins</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>8:45 a.m. &ndash; 9:00 a.m. &ndash; Welcome by emcee Kevin Bowling and Dr. Paul Stansbie, Associate Dean of the Grand Valley State University College of Community and Public Service</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>9:00 a.m. &ndash; 11:45 a.m. &ndash; Keynote address, <em>Queer Criminology</em>, presented by Dr. Carrie Buist and Dr. Emily Lenning</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">In the keynote presentation, participants will explore the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future.&nbsp; Topics covered will include the criminalization of queerness, the policing of Queer communities, Queer experiences in the courtroom, and the correctional control of Queer people.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>1:30 p.m. &ndash; 2:45 p.m. &ndash; Plenary session, <em>LGBTQ Youth and the Criminal Legal System</em>, presented by Dr. Carrie Buist and Dr. Emily Lenning</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">This session will introduce the issues facing LGBTQ youth involved in the criminal legal system. &nbsp;Activities and discussion will be used to highlight the over&shy; criminalization of LGBTQ youth and its consequences, and to explore avenues for social justice.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>2:45 p.m. &ndash; 3:15 p.m. &ndash; Break</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>3:15 p.m. &ndash; 4:30 p.m.&nbsp; <em>&ndash; </em>Plenary session, <em>Legal Update</em>, presented by Tonya Krause-Phelan, JD&nbsp;and Tracey Brame, JD</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">During this plenary, Cooley Law School Professors Tonya Krause-Phelan and Tracey Brame will provide an update of juvenile justice legal changes from 2016 and 2017, including recent changes to the minor in possession statute and Raise the Age legislation updates and impacts.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">&nbsp;<strong>4:30 p.m. &ndash; 5:00 p.m. </strong>&ndash; Closing</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><em><strong>Friday, October 27, 2017</strong></em></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>8:00 a.m. &ndash; Conference registration begins</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>8:45 a.m. &ndash; 9:00 a.m. &ndash; Welcome by emcee Kevin Bowling, Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 President Sandi Metcalf and Dean George Grant of the Grand Valley State University College of Community and Public Service</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>9:00 a.m. &ndash; 11:45 a.m. &ndash; Plenary session</strong>, <strong><em>Building Safety with Youth and Families: Recognizing and Affirming SOGIE,</em></strong> <strong>presented by Jessie Fullenkamp, LMSW</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">This presentation will examine why and how to work with families who have children that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ);&nbsp; specifically, in the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice systems. Participants will be provided with tools for how to contribute to preserving families while building acceptance for LGBTQ youth identity.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><em>Whether you are working with the courts, law enforcement, DHHS, private agencies or local organizations that touch the juvenile justice system and at-risk youth, this conference will provide you with invaluable resources, ideas and encouragement.</em></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Continuing Education Units (CEU)</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">CEU information is pending, but Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 hopes to offer up to 7.5 continuing education units.&nbsp; An additional $10.00 will be applied at registration for interested participants.&nbsp; For questions, or for an update on the number of CEUs available, please contact <a>jjvision2020@gvsu.edu</a>.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Location and Parking:</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">Grand Valley State University, DeVos Center 122E - Loosemore Auditorium</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">401 W. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504</span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">Free parking = (20) Seward Parking Ramp (SPL)...A-B5</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Lodging:</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">A room block for participants is now available at the&nbsp;Comfort Inn Airport, 4155 28th Street S.E.Grand Rapids MI, 49512.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;">For reservations call 616-235-7611 and let them know this is for the JJV20/20 Training Event. Participants will need to provide their name, type of room, check-in and checkout dates, valid credit card number and any special requests.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Make your reservations now - room blocks expire on October 11th!</strong></span></p> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 03:31:12 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5847?blog=5847 Juvenile Probation Officer and Caseworkers Seminar http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5830 <p>The Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) is pleased to offer a one and one-halfed day seminar designed for juvenile justice professional staff - probation officers and caseworkers - who work directly with juvenile offenders.</p><p><a href="https://mjieducation.mi.gov/documents/calendar-events/413-juvposeminar/file">Juvenile Probation Officer and Caseworkers Seminar</a></p><p>January 11 and 12, 2017</p><p>Michigan Hall of Justice, Lansing</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:58:00 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5830?blog=5830 Other Training Opportunities http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5789 <p>Althought JJAM offers quality training for it&#39;s members, this forum allows other agencies to post trainings related to court professionals and juvenile justice staff.&nbsp; JJAM reserves the right to edit post based on the content.</p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:24:53 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=5789?blog=5789 State Courts website for job openings http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=4392 <p><a href="http://courts.michigan.gov/administration/pages/employmentopportunities.aspx">Click the following link to view court related job openings&nbsp;in Michigan</a></p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 10:57:54 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=4392?blog=4392 Juvenile Justice Job Openings http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=4391 <p>Please Post links to Juvenile Justice job openings in your county:</p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 10:57:02 EST http://www.jjam2.musecube.com/page13558.htm?blog=4391?blog=4391