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Cognition, Brain Function, & Learning in Incarcerated Youth Workshop - Agenda

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July 22-23, 2010


Day 1: July 22, 2010
Day 2: July 23, 2010

Day 1: July 22, 2010

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Lisa Freund, Ph.D.
Peggy McCardle, Ph.D.

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Background: Risks for Incarceration and Development Issues

Elizabeth Cauffman, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Arrested Development

Bryan Stevenson, J.D., Equal Justice Initiative
Reevaluating Adolescent Culpability: The Legal Context

Thomas Grisso, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Youth Development in Juvenile Justice: Issues Pertaining to Youth with Cognitive and Clinical Problems

General Discussion

10:30 - 10:50 a.m.


10:50 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Neurocognition, Learning, and Socioemotional Functioning

Abigail Baird, Ph.D. Vassar College
The Teen Species: Understanding the Adolescent Brain

Amy Lansing, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Neurocognitive Profile of Young Offenders

Kent Kiehl, Ph.D., Mind Research Network, University of New Mexico
Neural Correlates of Callous-Unemotional Traits in Incarcerated Maximum Security Youth

General Discussion

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Mental Health, Special Needs, and Substance Abuse Issues

Linda Teplin, Ph.D. and Karen Abram, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Prevalence, Development and Persistence of Psychiatric Disorders in Juvenile Detainees

Edward Mulvey, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Risk/Need and Services for Serious Adolescent Offenders

Thomas Grisso, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Identifying Youth with Special Needs Early in the Juvenile Justice Process

General Discussion

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.


3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Recent Results from Juvenile Justice Census

Catherine Gallagher, Ph.D. George Mason University
Recent Findings on Service Provision for Youth in Custody: Results from the Juvenile Residential Facility Census and the Census of Juveniles in Custody

3:20 - 4:15 p.m.

Re-entry Issues, Services, and Interventions

Matthew Sheridan, Ed.D., Rutgers University
41 Years in the Furnace: Emphasizing the Structure of Intellect, Learning Styles, and Instructional Approaches for Correctional Youth

Sheldon Zhang, Ph.D., San Diego State University
Running Out of Explanations: Challenges of Providing Reentry Services to Juvenile Offenders

General Discussion

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Overall Discussion

Day 2: July 23, 2010

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Re-Entry and Recidivism: Intervention Prior to Release and at Re-Entry to Community

Diane Unruh, Ph.D., University of Oregon
Interventions Targeting Community Adjustment Outcomes of Employment and Education Enrollment for Young Offenders with Disabilities

Noelle Leonard, Ph.D., National Development & Research Institutes
The Power Source Project: An Intervention for Youth Involved in the Criminal Justice System


10:00 - 10:45 a.m.

Challenges for Research with Incarcerated Populations

10:50 - 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Group Charge: Identification of Gaps in our Knowledge; Suggestions for Future Research

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.


1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Identification of Gaps in our Knowledge; Suggestions for Future Research (continued)

2:30 p.m.


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