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.
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Indiana Juvenile Detention Association (IJDA)
445 N. Pennsylvania Street, Suite 520   Indianapolis, Indiana  46204
Phone: (317) 916-0786   Fax: (317) 916-5369
www.youthlawteam.org
 
The Indiana Juvenile Detention Association (IJDA) was formed in 1991 and is a statewide collaboration between juvenile detention centers and professionals in Indiana.  The IJDA is the sole organization in Indiana dedicated to addressing issues and concerns related to the secure detention of juveniles, including issues affecting the staff that serves these youth.  The IJDA membership includes detention administration, detention staff, probation, private and public agencies, universities, legislative and government bodies, mental health professionals and juvenile justice professionals.  As a member, access to monthly Membership Meetings, training opportunities and ample resources and information sharing are available. 


Elected Officials

President                                             Vice President
          Alison Cox, Director                                    Sean Coleman, Director           
        Porter County Juvenile                                 St. Joseph County Juvenile          
          Detention Center                                            Detention Center                
               
  Treasurer                                                 Secretary     
Jim Higdon, Director                                    Traci Agner, Director  
Johnson County Juvenile                               Dearborn County Juvenile 
                  Detention Center                                          Detention Center                        





Training "Library"
IJDA has received funding through a grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Youth Division to provide an array of on-site trainings presented by an expert cohort of experienced juvenile justice professionals.  These trainings include:





  Facilities must complete the Training Request form and email to Danielle Zavala.  Once a training has been scheduled the IJDA Membership will receive notice enabling local facilities to participate.  Indiana Juvenile Detention Centers take advantage of this LOCAL, FREE training opportunity!

Training Request Form
Library of Trainings





2013 - 2014 Monthly Meeting Schedule and Minutes
June 11, 2013 - Porter County 10:30 am Minutes
July 9, 2013 - LaPorte County 10:30 am Minutes
August 13, 2013 - St. Joseph County 10:30 am Minutes
September 10, 2013 - Fall Training, Dearborn County Minutes
October 8, 2013 - Cancelled
November 12, 2013 - Madison County 10:30 am Minutes
December 10, 2013 - Delaware County 10:30 am Minutes
January 14, 2014- Hamilton County 10:30 am Minutes
February 11, 2014- Howard County 10:30 am Minutes
March 11, 2014- Bartholomew County 10:30 am
April 8, 2014- Madison County 10:30 am
May 13-14, 2014- SUMMIT- West Lafayette
June 10, 2014- Porter County 10:30 am
July 8, 2014- Marion County 10:30 am
August 12, 2014- Allen County 10:30 am
September 9, 2014- TBD
October 14, 2014- LaPorte County 10:30 am
November 18, 2014- Madison County 10:30 am
December 9, 2014- Delaware County 10:30 am




April 14-18, 2014
FREE 40 Hour Detention Careworker Training
Location: Madison County
REGISTER NOW!

May 13-14, 2014
12th Annual IJDA Membership Meeting and Summit
Four Points by Sheraton, West Lafayette, IN
REGISTER NOW!





  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Verbal De-escalation
  • Workplace Violence
  • CHOICES for Kids
  • Cultural Diversity
  • CPR/First AID
  • Communication/Report Writing
  • Mental Health

If you are interested in becoming a member of IJDA please complete the membership form below and include any applicable fees.
Membership Form                IJDA Constitution and By-Laws

Additional Resources:
Final 2012 PREA Juvenile Standards                                            2012 Planning for the Furture - IJDA Concept Paper
2011 IJDA "Training Library" Trainer Form                                   DRAFT - MOU Emergency Transfer
2013 DOC Detention Center Audit Schedule                                 2003 Indiana Juvenile Detention Standards
Link: Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) Correctional Training Institute (CTI)
Link: National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA)                     Link: Indiana Correctional Association (ICA)
Link: National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS)                  Link: Indiana Youth Institute (IYI)
Link: Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)                                     Link: National PREA Resource Center
Link: Probation Officer’s Professional Association of Indiana (POPAI)