Staff from the following three programs that are assisting youth as they transition out of the correctional setting into employment presented during this call.
Climbing Hire at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility
Judy McIntosh, Transition Specialist/OWDS, TRANSED, LLC
Lindsey Pounds, Transition Specialist/OWDS-1, Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility
Arizona State University’s Project RISE (Re-entry, Intervention & Support for Engagement)
James Short, Project Manager
Maricopa County Education Service Agency’s Transforming Juvenile through Successful Transition
Desmond Sweet, Transition Facilitator
Lloyd Hopkins, Transition Facilitator
Each program brought a unique perspective and utilizes different methods when serving these youth. Following the individual presentations presenters discussed connections between them and answered questions from the field.