NEW Forensic: Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Dates:March 27, 2019
Meets:W from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location:Shady Grove
Instructor:Veronica Cruz, LCSW-C
Fee: $145.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

This workshop will discuss the myriad psychological, psychosocial, developmental, and legal issues encountered by juvenile justice-involved youth. The various levels of juvenile justice involvement will be explored from most restrictive to less restrictive measurements. In addition current Maryland and national state laws as they apply to prosecuting juvenile in the adult system will be examined. An emphasis will be placed on adolescent criminal pathology, risk and protective factors and building resiliency. The presenter is a bi-cultural forensic social worker specialized in criminal defense mitigation, dual diagnosis, crisis intervention, addictions, trauma, and working with diverse ethnic groups. This is an interactive workshop where case vignettes will be presented and discussed