2023 Conference

24th Annual Training Conference
September 13, 14, & 15

Conference Registration Form

Pricing: $150 per day / $425 for all three days

Tropicana Atlantic City

Hotel Registration

  • Room Reservations: 1-888-516-2215 (8am-2am EST, 7 days a week)
  • Group name: New Jersey Juvenile Detention Association
  • Group code: St09JD2

2023 Schedule

Morning Wednesday Sept. 13th
101 The Changing Face of Detention Dave Chippendale, Middlesex County JDC Jeff Jenei, NJ Juvenile Justice Commission
102 Mental Health of Juveniles: Depression, Anxiety & Isolation Dr. Nicholas Montello, Bergen County Division of Family Guidance
103 Strategies for Developing & Maintaining Meaningful Community Partnerships Anthony Pierro – Ocean County Prosecutors Shelby Voorhees – Youth Services Commission
104 Working with LGBTQ+ Youth Ocean Partnership for Children, Elizabeth Menges, Tara Boyle LPC, Kaitlin Lord
105 Surviving and Thriving in the Job Sgt Taryn Rittaco Schwartz, O. C. Prosecutors Mary Jo Buchanan, Ocean Partnership
106 Substance Use and Juvenile Justice Anthony Pierro, Ocean County Prosecutors Shelby Voorhees, Youth Services Commission
Morning Thursday Sept. 14th
201 Education & Detention: Advancing Youth Opportunities Phyllis Lewis, Middlesex County Youth Services Alexis Dixon, NJ Juvenile Justice Commission
202 Establishing Boundaries Loretta Nichols, Camden County Youth Center Tammy Hardy, Camden County Youth Center
203 Adolescent Development & Trauma Gayle Kaufman Allen, Somerset County
204 Gangs Ed Santana, Morris County Sheriff’s Office NJ Gang Investigators Association
205 Working Together: Education & Custody Loretta Nichols, Camden County Youth Center Tammy Hardy, Camden County Youth Center
206 Overview of Juvenile Justice Gayle Kaufman Allen, Somerset County
All Day Friday Sept. 15th
301 Brain Development in Teens Ed Costanza, NJ JJC Training Academy
302 Verbal Judo Verbal Judo Institute
303 Restorative Justice Rosy Arroyo, YSC Le’Var Starr, Passaic County

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