Services Provided By CJJA

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Civil Rights Litigation Avoidance & Monitoring: CJJA offers support with identified practice concerns and/or state or federal violations. Additionally, provide monitoring oversight and guidance regarding best practice implementation.

Conditions of Confinement: CJJA provides guidance in the reduction/elimination in the use of dangerous practices (isolation, chemical restraints, physical restraints, etc.).

Culture Assessment:  CJJA will discuss the importance of understanding culture and how it allows or prohibits growth and environmental improvements. We will assess culture through the lens of a variety of dynamics such as staff wellness, use of force, use of isolation and staff structure. Assessment conducted through record review and conducting in-person site visits on the identified areas.

Employment Opportunity AssistanceCJJA shares job announcements and executive position opportunities with juvenile justice individuals.

Facility Design and Transition Support: CJJA assists in the design and layout of facility (new build and current site) to encourage positive youth development, trauma-informed and community-style.

Facility Operations Support & Management: CJJA shares best practices to ensure safety for youth, staff, their families and the community.

Leadership Support:  CJJA continues to provide technical assistance regarding departmental transformation through site visits, regular department leadership meetings and policy reviews

Policy and Practice Review:  CJJA gathers current facility/agency policies and practices, reviews and provides guidance based on best practices and support jurisdictions in the revision implementation. Conducted through record review and in-person site visits.

Policy and Procedure Development: CJJA assists in the development of policy and procedures that are supported by research and best practices.

Staffing Assessment: CJJA conducts a methodical review to establish, validate, and/or modify post plans, scheduling patterns, shift relief factors to determine the number of security staff required to operate the facility safely and efficiently.