NCJJI Training Video: Building Evidence to Determine Your Program's Effectiveness

This video is designed to help juvenile services departments begin building evidence to determine the effectiveness of their programs and determine their eligibility for funding from DCFS. This video focuses specifically on the criteria necessary to fit within the Evidence Informed category of Nevada's Evidence Based Practices Definition Matrix, which is the least restrictive category still eligible for funding from DCFS.

Mental Health Screening with the MAYSI-2 in Nevada

This training, provided by Jonathan Clayfield from the MAYSI Project at the Massachusetts Medical School, is designed for those working in detention, probation and DCFS facilities. The training focuses on the the importance of mental health screening for youth in the juvenile justice system, providing the research base of the MAYSI-2 and providing guidance on how to administer and score the MAYSI-2.

Using Nevada's Evidence-based Practice Definition Matrix

The Nevada Center for Juvenile Justice Innovation (NCJJI) developed this training video to help juvenile justice stakeholders in Nevada understand and apply Nevada's definition of "evidence-based" using the Evidence-Based Practice Definition Matrix. The video, presented by Humboldt County Juvenile Services Director Pauline Salla, provides guidance to determine where juvenile justice programs for youth fit along the evidence-based continuum.