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Archived Events:

 

11th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training (June 21-25, 2021)
EnhancementTraining.org
Archived materials for this event will be available at: https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials
The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training is a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts.The Virtual Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies. The TYRC has been proud to serve as a collaborative partner for this event. Please find the juvenile-track sessions below.

Wellness Enhancement Training 2021- The Tribal Youth Resource Center supported the development and implementation of a juvenile-track as part of the 2021 Virtual Wellness Enhancement Training.

Creating Safe Spaces for Youth and Caregivers in the Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court- Addressing Grief and Loss

Veronica Willeto DeCrane, NNCTC and Kimee Wind Hummingbird, NNCTC

Link to Session Materials Coming Soon

Considerations for Confidentiality in the JHWC, Consents, Waivers, and HIPAA Considerations

Judge Lawrence King and Judge Charlene Jackson

Link to Session Materials Coming Soon

Engaging a Culturally Responsive Approach to Support JHWC Participants- Blackfeet JHWC

Chaniel Grant, Blackfeet JHWC, Charlene Burns, Blackfeet Nation Elder and Tasha Fridia, Tribal Youth Resource Center

Link to Session Materials Coming Soon

Special Considerations with TJHWC in Alaska and the Prospects for an Inter-Tribal Healing to Wellness Court

Hon. Patricia Sekaquaptewa, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Native Students and Rural Development

Link to Session Materials Coming Soon 

Data Management Considerations, Tools and Resources

Anna Clough, Triband Jacob Metoxen, Tribal Youth Resource Center

Link to Session Materials Coming Soon

Access all other training materials, including publications, handouts and session PowerPoint presentations, is available by visiting https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials


The 2021 OJJDP Tribal Youth Virtual National Conference (March 29-April 2, 2021)
Shaping Brighter Futures with American Indian, Alaska Native Youth and Tribal Communities Strengthening Resilience, Promoting Healing, Restoring Culture Conference has concluded.

Thank you to all contributors and attendees, we look forward to seeing you at the next National Tribal Youth Conference. 
Presented in partnership with the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, The Resource Basket, National Native Children's Trauma Center, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Attendance Certification:
 Certificates of attendane were issued to live attendees during the month of May 2021. Please email TribalYouth@TLPI.org  regarding attendance certification for this event. 

Conference Agenda: Conference Agenda
Conference Booklet: Conference Booklet
Conference Session Materials: 

2021 Tribal Youth Virtual National Conference Session Materials and Session Resource Lists are linked below.

Please view archived video by visiting our TYRC Youtube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnNec1JCnhp7iCnGhXPsVEw

Panel: Youth Voice 

Facilitator: Tasha Fridia, Tribal Law and Policy Institute 

Youth Panelists: Rory Wheeler, Devin Hernandez, Kennedy Fridia, Daryle Conquering Bear Crow, and Rebekah Sawers

 PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List

Building an Indigenous Focus Lens Part 1

Laura Guay, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

Ashley Trautman, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

 PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List

Building an Indigenous Focus Lens Part 2

Laura Guay, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

Ashley Trautman, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

PDF of Session MaterialsSession Resource List

Restorative Approaches and Cultural Integration in the Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court

Amy Modig, Resource Basket, RurAL CAP, Doug Modig, Tsimshian Elder, Joie Millet, Resource Basket, RurAL CAP, and Anna Clough, Tribal Law and Policy Institute (session moderator)

 PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List

Digital Smoke Signals: Using Technology as a Tool for Engagement

Tasha Fridia, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Angey Rideout, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and Nicole Hewitt, Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

Profile in Youth Resiliency

Jamie Crowe, Pueblo of Tesuque and Tasha Fridia, Tribal Law and Policy Institute

 PDF of Session Materials

This session did not include a resource list. 

Panel: Tribal State Relations to Support Juvenile Justice Improvements

Moderators: Anna Clough and Jacob Metoxen, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Alisha Edelen and Amber Loftis, Choctaw Nation Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court Team
Kheri Smith, Office of Juvenile Affairs, State of Oklahoma

Janelle Bretten, Office of Juvenile Affairs, State of Oklahoma

Debra Gee, Chickasaw Nation

Tasha Fridia, Tribal Law and Policy Institute and 
Bridget Coppersmith, South Dakota State Department of Corrections

PDF of Session Materials

 Session Resource List 

Building the Capacity of Tribal Youth Programs and Communities to Prevent and Reduce Juvenile Delinquency with Two Spirit and LGBTQ Youth

Lenny Hayes, Tate Topa Consulting, LLC
Daryle Conquering Bear Crow, Foster Youth Specialist, Native American Youth and Family Center, and 
Elicia Goodsoldier, Tribal Law and Policy Institute

 PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List

Innovative Strategies- Tribal Youth Courts and Peer-Led Processes

Anna Clough, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Angela Noah, United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) Peer Guides  , and Elise Hocking, Tribal Law and Policy Institute

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

Telling Our Story Through Evaluation

Ethleen Iron Cloud-Two Dogs, Tribal Law and Policy Institute and Marneena Evans, Westat

PDF of Session Materials Session Resource List 

Probation and Supervision in the Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court

Kristina Pacheco, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Anna Clough, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, and Dave McArthur, WhiteEarth Nation Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Intervention

Nona Main, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

Closed Session Please email TribalYouth@TLPI.org for more information. 

 

A Continuum of Connectedness: Strategies and Considerations for Implementing Youth Substance Use Reduction Initiatives

Kristina Pacheco, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Gerry RainingBird, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Leon Leader Charge, Tribal Law and Policy Institute and Anna Clough, Tribal Law and Policy Institute

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

Creativity & Innovation in the Face of COVID-19: Maskiizibii Oshki Gabeshiwin 2020 Virtual Youth Conference

Lynn Bigboy, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians Tribal Youth Program, Jeri Brunoe, Jeri Brunoe Training and Consulting, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, and Daryl Jay, Jeri Brunoe Training and Consulting

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

Enhancing Tribal Juvenile Justice with Trauma-Informed Systems Change Trauma Center Expert Panel

Veronica Willeto DeCrane, National Native Children’s Trauma Center, Maegan Rides At The Door, National Native Children’s Trauma Center, Lisa Stark, National Native Children’s Trauma Center, Laura Guay, National Native Children’s Trauma Center, Marilyn Zimmerman, National Native Children’s Trauma Center and Nona Main, National Native Children’s Trauma Center

PDF of Session Materials

Session Resource List 

 

FY2020 CTAS New Grantee Orientation
Presented:Online/Virtual
Event Dates: This is a multi-day event- December 2-3, 2020 and December 8-9, 2020
Attendance:Required for all FY2020 CTAS grant recipients.
Description of Event:The FY2020 CTAS New Grantee Orientation sessions will include what you need to know to successfully manage your grant, build community engagement, plan and sustain programs, report on grant activities, access the new JustGrants system, fraud awareness, best practices for grant award implementation in a virtual environment, and more. Individual purpose area information sessions will provide an overview of general requirements, points of contact, and resources and technical assistance available. 
AgendaIconFY2020 CTAS New Grantee Orientation Agenda (794.4 KB)  

 

 

10th Annual Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training
(September 28 - October 2, 2020)

EnhancementTraining.org
Archived materials for this event will be available at: https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials
The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training is a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts.The Virtual Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies.
The Enhancement Training is free to all participants. A digital copy of all training materials, including publications, handouts and session PowerPoint presentations, is available by visiting https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials

 

9th AnnualHealing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training
(September 10-12, 2019)
Palm Springs, California

EnhancementTraining.org
Archived materials for this event will be available at: https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials
The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Virtual Enhancement Training is a tribal-specific national training for tribal problem-solving courts.The Virtual Enhancement Training features Wellness Court best practices and innovative strategies.
The Enhancement Training is free to all participants. A digital copy of all training materials, including publications, handouts and session PowerPoint presentations, is available by visiting https://www.enhancementtraining.org/priormaterials


FY2018 Tribal Grantee Strategic Planning Meeting
April 23-24, 2019

San Diego, California

The OJJDP Tribal Grantee Strategic Planning Meeting is a free training for all FY 2018 OJJDP Tribal Youth Programs and Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court grantees. The strategic planning training is designed to support tribes to develop a strategic plan that will enhance their capacity to develop, expand, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice continuum with a particular focus on improving outcomes for tribal youth. In accordance with the Policy and Guidance for Conference Approval, Planning and Reporting, this event is approved. Conference ID: OJJDP042319CA01

If you have any questions, please contact your assigned TLPI Tribal Youth Programs Training and Technical Assistant Program Specialist or email TribalYouth@TLPI.org.

MEETING AGENDA: Click  HERE  to download a full meeting agenda. Visit the Strategic Planning Meeting to download meeting materials: https://www.tribalyouthprogram.org/resources/strategic-planning/

 


2018 National Tribal Youth Conference
December 3-4, 2018

Agua Caliente Reservation, Coachella Valley, California

The OJJDP Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center is proud to announce the 2018 National Tribal Youth Conference to occur December 3-4, 2018 with the theme, "Reclaiming the Sacred Circle: Justice and Healing for Tribal Youth through Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment." The event will be held on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, California. The meeting is a national gathering of OJJDP Tribal youth program and Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court grantees and other intervention, prevention and court-based programs serving Tribal Youth. This conference will be coordinated by the Indian Country Child Trauma Center through a cooperative agreement with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 

This multi-track event will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with Nationally recognized experts in the fields of Tribal juvenile justice, connect with other court-based programming, delinquency prevention, intervention and community based efforts, and learn about strategies to support and promote safety in Tribal communities. 

This conference has received Federal  Approval. 

Save The Date Flyer

Event Registration: Registration will remain open online through Wednesday November 21, 2018. On-site registration will be available December 3, 2018 starting 7:30 a.m.   Link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-national-tribal-youth-conference-tickets-49714828390 

Lodging Information:Conference attendees should contact the Hilton to make hotel reservations. Participants can call 1-760-320-6868 or click this link. A block code has been provided for OJJDP Tribal Grantees via email. Please check with your OJJDP point of contact for the block code or email us at TribalYouthTTACenter@ouhsc.edu if you did not receive a notification of the block code. You must book prior to November 18, 2018 cutoff date to receive the reduced conference rate of $109.00 per night. Please note that the conference lodging will require a deposit upon reservation. 

Conference Agenda:  Check out the 2018 National Tribal Youth Conference Brochure  for a complete meeting agenda, track descriptions and session overviews! Check out the  Conference Agenda Overview  as needed for quick review of session title and times. 

NEW! Speaker Biographies : Learn more about all of the great speakers that will present at the 2018 National Tribal Youth Conference. 

NEW! Conference Materials: Click on the presentation to download a copy of the session materials. Materials will be uploaded as they are provided to us by the presenter. Following the conference, session materials may also be requested via email at TribalYouthTTACenter@ouhsc.edu 

Day 1: 

Plenary Presentation Day 1:
Carlos Rivera "

From Grieving to Believing, A Brother's Story "

Johanna Farmer and Annette Leyva
 
The Building of a Youth Diversion Program

Cortney Yarholar
 
Integrating Financial Management Skills Training into Juvenile Justice Programming

Mark Espinosa and Carrie Greene
Caring for Native Youth with Substance Use Disorders

Elizabeth Santiago and Desiree Robertson
Mentoring for Inspiration and Action

Logan Tootle
 Coming Home: Understanding and Addressing Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Native Communites 

Daniel Dickerson
Drum-Assisted Recovery Therapy for Native Americans (DARTNA)

Danica Brown
We are Native: Harnessing Technology to Improve Health Outcomes for Native American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

Erin Thin Elk and Kris Miner SchweigertBuilding Cohesion and Community Collectives- Tribal Youth Circle

Evan Elkin, Dolores Subia Bigfoot, Chantel Cloud
Screening and Assessment to Support Tribal Youth- Creating Culturally Relevant Tools and Resources

Day 2:
Christoper Cuestas

Youth Violence Reduction Causes and Cessation

Whitney Gravelle, Candace LeBlanc, Joshua Hudson
Creating Connections for Youth through Culture, Court, and Club

Chantel Cloud, Tiffany Jackson, Shelley Kaleak, Tracy Benson, Anna Rangel Clough
Perspectives on Development of Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court- Panel Discussion and Peer Dialogue

 

 

Exhibitors:  Limited exhibitor space is available. Please email Cortney-Yarholar@ouhsc.edu for information related to exhibitor space. 

 

OJJDP 2018 Biennial National Tribal Youth Conference
Community Leadership Commendations

The OJJDP Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center looks forward to recognizing the outstanding leadership efforts and impactful work taking place in communities across Indian country. Nominate a leader from your community who is making impact in the lives of Tribal youth.  You can also nominate youth who shows a promising commitment to community leadership. The honorees will be recognized at the 2018 Biennial National Tribal Youth Conference in December 2018. You can learn more about this exciting opportunity to honor a youth or adult leader from your community here:  Tribal Youth Conference Honoree Doc