Juvenile Justice Vision 20/20 and the Michigan Judicial Institute Present:


All Kids Can Succeed, No Exceptions! Instilling Hope in Youth and Families in Juvenile Justice

Please join us for a FREE, three-session, virtual conference to further examine the science of hope and strategies to instill hope in juvenile justice–involved youth and families. Six CEUs are available for a $10 fee; attendance at all three presentations is required. Contact Andrea at aree…@miottawa.org for more information.

Thursday, October 29th – 10:00am-12:00pm

Robert Maurer, Ph.D., is the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Family Practice Residency Program at the UCLA Medical Center and a faculty member with the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Maurer’s most recent book, MASTERING Fear offers powerful insights and strategies needed in understanding fear, stress, trauma, and risk that all too often become obstacles in experiencing personal and professional success for the youth and families we serve.

Thursday, October 29th – 1:00pm-3:00pm

Charlie Appelstein, MSW, has devoted his career to helping children and youth struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges and those who guide them. As articulated in his latest book, No Such Thing As A Bad Kid, Charlie will share his strength-based approach that delivers a message of hope and possibility to the most vulnerable youth and those who shape and influence their lives. Friday,

October 30th – 10:00am-12:00pm

Faye Mandell, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, author, and founder/CEO of Being Present, Inc., Dr. Mandell’s Self-Powerment Model offers a practical framework that guides adults and youth to experience new possibilities and successes. Learning how feelings impact thoughts and actions, and through understanding the Self-Powerment Model, everyone can tap into their human potential by being mindful of the present while recognizing the challenges of living in the past or moving too fast into the future.

Facilitation by Kids at Hope (KAH) Founder & CEO, Rick Miller, professor of practice and clinical director at Center for the Advanced Study and Practice of HOPE, authored “The Soul, Science, and Culture of Hope”. KAH is an international child and youth development organization that studies family, school, and community cultures to better understand the dynamics of success and failure.

Please register for both days as follows:

October 29: https://miscao.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6Y2P04zYTWCGeIfJ9u1y0w

October 30: https://miscao.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UaTYD1loTRi_fbyrl3uAHw

GVSU SSW CEU information: https://www.gvsu.edu/juvenilejusticevision2020/cms-form-edit.htm?formId=B75DC745-C9A3-272C-755BF79583FCAF70