NCJFCJ and National Juvenile Defender Center Address LGBTQ Youth and Adolescent Development – National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), the National Juvenile Defender Center, and the State Justice Institute, have partnered together to release two bench cards. The first, Access to Juvenile Justice Irrespective of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression, lays out principles and best practices to ensure that LGBTQ youth are treated with respect. The second bench card is titled Applying Principles of Adolescent Development in Delinquency Proceedings. Read more.