The course will be presented by the Hon. Pat Sekaquaptewa with guest presenter Lauren van Shilfgaarde. The course will provide participants an introductory instructional experience to support development or enhancement of Tribal juvenile justice codes, policy, and procedures. The course will cover topics such as design, philosophy, and integrity of the juvenile justice system within a Tribal community. The course will provide an emphasis to support developing Tribal Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts or those interested.
? Understand the reach of tribal juvenile subject matter jurisdiction over youth.
? Survey the array of juvenile course and related personnel and their duties and responsibilities within the system.
? Discuss the basic provisions of juvenile justice statutes. (*Note: Sessions 1-3 are a precursor for this session)