Register now for the Niagara Youth Court screening webinar

Register now for the Niagara Youth Court Screening Initiative Webinar: The Story of the Niagara Youth Justice Service Collaborative Interventions in Practice Webinar Series!

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 11 am – 12 pm (EDT)

Register through Eventbrite.

Webinar participants will:

  • Learn how the Niagara community developed a shared vision to create a coordinated community response for youth with mental health and addiction issues in the court system.
  • Learn how the Justice Service Collaborative supported the development a youth court, and implemented a screening team to screen first appearance youth for mental health and addictions issues at court and facilitate linkages with appropriate services.
  • Discover how the intervention is supporting early identification of youth with mental health and addiction issues; facilitating transitions between systems; streamlining court processes; and, helping youth and families access appropriate services.

Target audience: Agencies and partners supporting justice-involved youth, particularly youth with mental health and addiction challenges; mental health and addictions agencies; stakeholders and partners with an interest in the Systems Improvement through Service Collaborative initiative.

The presenters

  • Marla Banning, Regional Implementation Coordinator, Provincial System Support Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Mike Taylor, Co-chair of the Niagara Youth Justice Service Collaborative, Executive Director of Youth Resources Niagara

This is the second webinar in the "Interventions in Practice" webinar series, highlighting evidence-informed interventions implemented as part of the Systems Improvement through Service Collaboratives (SISC) initiative.

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