Upcoming Events


The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board is pleased to announce its 2017 conference “Strengthening the Community Response to Increase Successful Outcomes for Our Youth” is now open for registration! Sessions will focus on juvenile justice systems improvements, racial disparities, prevention programming, school programming, and law enforcement responses. The agenda is attached. The registration link is below. 

Click to register:



Date: August 7-8, 2017

Time: Registration opens at 7:30am. The Conference will be held from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Location: Embassy Suites          
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 455-5000

A block of rooms has been reserved for a limited time. Once the block of rooms is released, the discount rate cannot be guaranteed. When you call, please use the code “JJAB Conference” for the block room rate.

Who should attend: Anyone who works with youth involved with or at risk for being involved with the juvenile justice system, anyone that has been involved with the juvenile justice system, and anyone interested in learning more about the juvenile justice system.      

What: Participants will have the opportunity to network, collaborate and hear from system involved youth in order to increase identification of mental health needs, trauma symptoms, and hear what would have been helpful for youth with the goal of increasing diversion from the system to provide successful outcomes for our youth!

Cost: There is no cost to attend.

CEU’s are pending for: CEU’s are pending for: SW, and CLE.  CEU’s are approved for FRYSC and EILA.

Please feel free to share with your contacts that may be interested in attending.


We are pleased to announce that the Conference is sponsored in part by:


The Department of Juvenile Justice

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield Medicaid

Eastern Kentucky University Training Resource Center

Bluegrass Challenge Academy

Appalachian Challenge Academy