2015 JCM Conference

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FY 2015 JCM Agenda

June 28-30 2015
Omni Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78744


Introduction (Agenda, Participant Roster, Board and Staff Roster)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)



Day 1 - Sunday, June 28, 2015

1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration & Pre-Conference
9:30 - 5:00 p.m. Optional Session: Motivational Interviewing to Address Substance Abuse and Related Behavior*+ (Limited Registration)
Scott T. Walters, Ph.D., Professor of Community and Behavioral Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Day 2 - Monday, June 29, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
8:10 - 9:20 a.m.

Eye on Horizon: Legislation of Interest to Juvenile Case Managers
Ryan Kellus Turner, General Counsel and Director of Education, TMCEC

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Accessing Special Education Services
Dustin Rynders, Supervising Attorney, Education Team
Disability Rights Texas, Houston

10:45 - 12:00 p.m.

Identifying Mental Health Issues in School Age Populations
Rebecca Hutchinson Julius, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services and Autism Programs, Denton Independent School District

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Comparative Models: Best Practices in Case Planning and Case Management
Ashleigh Beed, Deputy Clerk/Juvenile Case Manager, City of Balch Springs
Sally Howard, Juvenile Case Manager, City of Austin

2:10 - 3:00 p.m. Case Planning and Case Management (Continued)

3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Crunch the Numbers: The Importance of Data Collection in Juvenile Case Management
Carlin Caliman, Ph.D., Juvenile Case Coordinator, City of Arlington

4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Q&A and Debriefing
5:00 p.m. End of Session

Day 3 - Tuesday June 30, 2015

6:45 - 7:50 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 a.m. Announcements
8:10 - 9:15 a.m.

Working Together: Juvenile Case Managers and Department of Family and Protective Services - Detecting and Preventing Abuse and Neglect
Katie Alexander, Advanced Child Abuse Investigation Training Program Instructor, Texas Municipal Police Association

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Teen Court: What Juvenile Case Managers Need to Know - Applicable Procedural and Substantive Law
Rochelle Bar, Teen Court Coordinator, City of Friendswood
Kristie Dempsey, Teen Court Coordinator, Teen Court of Texarkana, Inc.

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Shades of Grey: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas with the JCM Model Code
Mark Goodner, Deputy Counsel and Director of Judicial Education, TMCEC

12:00 p.m. End of Conference

All times, topics, and sequence, are tentative and subject to change.