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 youth processing in juvenile justice systems.
- Survey lessons in re Gault and implications, hearings, adjudication, court processes.
- Discuss the application of the Indian Civil Rights Act in juvenile court proceedings.