Pennsylvania’s Work in Juvenile Justice Recognized Nationally

On June 26th, Julie Myers of the PA Department of Health, Monica Vaccaro and MJ Schmidt of BIAPA, presented a webinar titled “Brain Injury in Juvenile Justice: Information and Implications for Juvenile Service Providers”. This webinar was sponsored by the National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) and reached a national audience of juvenile service professionals from across the United States. The webinar discussed the impact of often unidentified brain injuries on justice-involved youth and  is part of a collaboration with JPNS to develop and adopt a National Position Statement on Brain Injury. This work, including providing technical assistance to juvenile service providers across the state of Pennsylvania, is funded by TBI State Implementation Partnership Grant SAP#4100081563 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL). You can view webinar here.