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2018 James E. Anderson Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice

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The 2018 James E. Anderson Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice, sponsored by the Juvenile Court Judges' Commission, the Pennsylvania Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, and the Juvenile Court Section of the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges will be held November 7-9, 2018 at the Harrisburg Hilton and Towers.

This annual conference is attended by juvenile justice professionals (Judges, Probation Officers, District Attorneys, Defenders, Victim Services representatives, providers of residential and community-based services and other vendors serving the juvenile justice system) from throughout Pennsylvania and nationally.

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Each year the Conference includes workshops that highlight practices, programs and initiatives that exemplify best-practices related to the various components of Pennsylvania's Balanced & Restorative Justice mission and our Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy (JJSES).  This year’s workshops will take place on Thursday, November 8, 2018.  The workshops will be 90 minutes in length and will be repeated via morning and afternoon sessions.

We enthusiastically welcome submissions for presentations.  Interested parties can complete and submit the following presentation proposal form.  Please note that up to two facilitators from each selected workshop will receive free Conference registration and meals (facilitators are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses).   

Submissions for presentations are due by Friday, June 1, 2018, and can be directed to Leo J. Lutz, Director of Policy and Program Development at

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Exhibitor Information Available in August!

If you are interested in receiving more information about participating as an exhibitor, please contact Christy Nailor at 717-477-1385 or