Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association
public safety ∙ accountability ∙ reformation ∙ family participation ∙ collaboration ∙ diversity


Welcome to the Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

OJDDA is proud of its accomplishments over the 1990s and into the new century, in conjunction with the Oregon Youth Authority and other partners:

  • PUBLIC POLICY - 1994 Juvenile Justice Summit Recommendations
    • Creation of the Oregon Youth Authority
    • Construction of youth correctional facilities
    • Legislation on fingerprinting and photgraphing
    • Expansion of local detention resources
  • TRAINING
    • Fundamental, intermediate, and advanced training to staff across the state
    • Annual conference featuring state of the art training
  • JUVENILE JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEM (JJIS)
    • Counties and the Oregon Youth Authority participate in state of the art integrated information system
    • Reports provide vital data on a statewide and county level
  • JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION PARTNERSHIP
    • Development of the Oregon Juvenile Crime Prevention Partnership under OJDDA leadership guided by research on "what works"
    • Promotion of effective evidence-based interventions with high risk youth
  • JCP Risk Screen and Assessment
    • Development of a validated statewide risk screen and training for users across the state - the screen identifies youth risk and strengths as a prelude to effective case management
  • EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICES
    • Promotion of evidence based practices through an annual conference featuring national experts and translation of research findings into policies, practices, and positive results
  • LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY
    • Introduction and promotion of concepts that affected legislation and improved results
  • RESEARCH AND EVALUATION
    • Policy statement on system accountability
    • Adoption of common definition of recidivism and related offense severity scores
    • Creation of the JCP Risk Screen
    • Development of JJIS, reporting on data, and policy-based research
  • OPERATIONS AND SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
    • Improved operational efficiency through a Mutual Aid Agreement among counties
    • Discretionary Bed Allocation Formula
    • Detention Guidelines
    • Shelter Services Partnership
  • PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKING
    • Partnership as the key to success - collaboration with the Oregon Youth Authority, the Oregon Commission on Children and Families, the Department of Human Services, other state agencies, state and local service providers, and advocacy groups.

 

BOARD MEETINGS
Third Wednesday of the Month
(some exceptions)
1:30 - 4:30
Marion County Juvenile Department
All juvenile directors always invited

2014 OJDDA Conference

September 21 - 23
Resort at the Mountain
Welches, Oregon

See the Registration Packet
Registration Closed

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Oregon Juvenile Department Directors Association
609 W. 10th St. | Medford, OR 97501

 

Updated: September 15, 2014

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