While parents and caregivers raising children with mental health, emotional and behavioral challenges continue to struggle with the question of whether or not to treat their children with psychotropic medication, NJPC is committed to providing them with appropriate education and … Continued
The New Jersey Parents Caucus (NJPC) is conducting an online research study about children’s mental health diagnoses. We hope to better understand the experiences of our children during this difficult time. Your participation involves completing an online questionnaire which will … Continued
Open to parents, caregivers, and family of youth involved in the justice system interested in reforming the juvenile justice system in New Jersey. Registration is recommended, as food will be served. Learn More…
New Jersey Parents Caucus participates in Outdoor Outreach Event in Orange.
Reaching Families in Rural Areas to SupportAccess to Medicaid and CHIP No matter where you live, having access to health coverage is critical to good health. An estimated 13.4 million children under the age of 18 live in rural areas … Continued
The Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ) released a new guide on authentic youth engagement through relationships with youth members. Youth Partnership: A Call to Action for State Advisory Groups highlights ways that State Advisory Groups can form new partnerships with youth, further … Continued
The Sentencing Project is pleased to share our new report, “Diversion: A Hidden Key to Combating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Juvenile Justice,” available here: https://www.sentencingproject.org/publications/diversion-a-hidden-key-to-combating-racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-juvenile-justice/ And please take a look at the early media coverage on the study from … Continued
NJPC and MCBC are offering a FREE ten session Professional Parent Advocacy Training for parents, caregivers and families raising children with emotional and behavioral challenge. Details HERE