Through a knowledgeable and trained core of youth service professionals, youth will be afforded the rights and privileges provided in the United States Constitution, the Indiana Constitution and the laws of the United States and the state of Indiana. Additionally, youth will know and understand these laws and will know their rights and responsibilities as citizens of the United States and Indiana.
Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana, Inc.
a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization
Influencing positive systemic change in youth's legal issues in the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems within Indiana.
The Youth Law T.E.A.M. will influence positive systemic change in youth's legal issues in the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems within Indiana.
The Youth Law T.E.A.M. will influence positive systemic change in youth's legal issues within the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems through the following four service areas:
Education and Training
Advocacy of "Best Practice and Policy Recommendations"
Monitoring for Compliance
The Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana is funded through grants from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, the Indiana Department of Correction and the Indiana Supreme Court, Court Improvement Project & Indiana CASA/GAL Program.
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445 N. Pennsylvania Street, Suite 520 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 916-0786 Fax: (317) 916-5369
The Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana was presented with the National Partnership for Juvenile Services 2012 Agency Award For Excellence In Training at the 18th National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS) Symposium in October 2012.
The National Partnership for Juvenile Services advocates for the highest standards in care, management and programming for detained youth, by strengthening training and professional development opportunities for practitioners, and leading juvenile justice systemic reform efforts. One award is presented each year to a group/agency/facility that has significantly contributed to the field of juvenile justice through a particular training program, or through innovative use of the training function.