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
School Discipline is Racially Biased and Increases Misbehavior: School discipline that punishes minor misbehavior may increase adolescents’ misconduct and lead to racial inequalities in school discipline.
Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: the one mistake you want to avoid: Advice from a child therapist A sensory guide for friends, families and professionals: Can I tell you about sensory processing difficulties? Depressed or anxious teens risk heart attack … Continued
NJPC WarmLine: 1-888-548-NJPC (6572) SELECT OPTION 5NJPC hosts a Warmline on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 3pm-9pm. If you are feeling stressed, struggling with an issue or need to talk, please call 888-548-NJPC (6572) and select option 5 for peer … Continued
Meet Quamir Hodges, our Youth Caucus Leader. We recently interviewed Quamir to get a sense for his new book and how he has been doing since his release from prison in March. How did you become involved with the NJ … Continued
2020 has been a year of pandemics, of uprisings, of tackling racism head on and planting seeds of transformation. To that end, we at NJJN aimed to cultivate content highlighting our members’ work across the country to deconstruct the systems … Continued
On his final days in office, NJ Governor Chris Christie signed into law a measure that establishes requirements for use of restraint and seclusion on students with disabilities in special education. The bipartisan bill, which was passed unanimously in both … Continued
PREVENTION AND PRE-ARREST DIVERSION: AN NJJN POLICY PLATFORM INFORMED BY YOUNG JUSTICE LEADERS From the National Juvenile Justice Network. Read the document HERE