Community-Based Alternatives to Juvenile Detention

SESSION INFO

Monday, August 19, 2019
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Session Type: Workshop

Those working in this field understand youthful offenders on probation can be quite dissimilar in terms of their risks and needs. Participants in this workshop will be provided with an overview of de-identified case information on both low risk/high need and high risk/high need youths as a means of demonstrating the case management practices and programs best utilized for these two different probation populations. Program managers will describe some of the barriers and successes they have experienced related to program implementation and will stress the importance of utilizing a Collective Impact Model to address the high needs of youth residing in marginalized communities of color.

SESSION PRESENTERS

Marian Coronado
Supervising Deputy Probation Officer, Los Angeles County Probation


Supervising Deputy Probation Officer (SDPO) Marian Coronado, provides daily oversight of two Juvenile Day Reporting Centers (JDRC), which is a collaborative approach with School Districts and Community-Based providers to provide resources using a one-stop shop approach. JDRCs are utilized as an alternative sanction in lieu of detention, and an academic and therapeutic resource for high risk probation youth.


Makisha Diggins-Davis
Supervising Deputy Probation Officer, Los Angeles County Probation


Supervising Deputy Probation Officer (SDPO) Makisha Diggins-Davis provides daily oversight of the Early Intervention and Diversion Program (EIDP). The EIDP is a post booking diversion program designed for youth who are first-time offenders assigned to Informal Probation with consent to participation.


Jennifer Kaufman
Senior Director, Los Angeles County Probation


Jennifer Kaufman is the Senior Director over the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act for the County of Los Angeles Probation Department, managing five (5) Directors, who oversee the daily operations of one hundred and fifty-five staff, who provide probation supervision to youth across the County (4,084 square miles).