Using Adolescent Developmental Science to Transform the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

In 2019, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine issued a ground-breaking report, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth. In this presentation, Susan Vivian Mangold, an author on this report, will present is findings and describe how adolescent developmental science can be applied to child-serving systems, including the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Through the findings of the report, Ms. Mangold will discuss many of the leading issues for youth, families and advocates working to transform the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

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Meeting with CASA Youth in a Digital Way

Do you feel “out of ideas” when it is time to meet with your CASA child virtually? As 2021 begins let’s meet and collaborate as CASA volunteers. Join Kristen Bertrand, Training Associate for Illinois CASA, for a conversation about what to do and how to connect with your CASA child online. Bring your successes and challenges to the conversation. Together let’s strengthen our virtual connection with CASA kids around the state.

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