North Carolina Juvenile Services Association

P.O. Box 24854

Raleigh, North Carolina 27611 


The North Carolina Juvenile Services Association (NCJSA) has provided leadership and training in the juvenile justice field for more than four (4) decades. NCJSA has demonstrated expertise in offering a continuum of professional development opportunities for individuals new to the juvenile justice arena, in addition to those with advanced levels of education and practical experience.

The 2017 Fall Conference theme “Navigating A New Territory: Skill Building for Youth and Staff.”

The NCJSA 2017 Conference Planning Committee is pleased to release the “Call for Presenters Form” officially

opening our solicitation process for workshop proposals. The conference will be held at Courtyard Marriott at

Carolina Beach, NC on Wednesday, October 25th to Friday, October 27th, 2017

Attendees will select workshops relevant to their job responsibilities, level of interest, and overall trajectory for professional growth. Based on feedback from past conferences, a list of topics created by the Conference Planning Committee is listed below:

Topics of Interest:

·         Agency and Community-Based Intervention ·         Peer to Peer Training Programs
·         Community Partnerships ·         Restorative Justice Models
·         Community Policing ·         Strategies for Effective Family Engagement
·         Evidence-Based Practices ·         Substance Abuse Screening and Treatment
·         Grant Writing and Funding Diversification ·         Understanding Race, Cultural Competency, and Diversity
·         Juvenile Justice Diversion Programs ·         Vocational Services for Juvenile Offenders
·         Juvenile Law and Ethics ·         Wrap Around Services


Note: These topics do not represent the full list of all conference offerings and is subject to change.

Conference workshops should be delivered within a 90 minute timeframe permitting participants to become actively engaged in a question and answer session. Evaluations are mandatory at the conclusion of each session. Workshop materials and handouts should be copied prior to arrival and on-site printing cannot be accommodated due to costs.   Average workshop attendance is approximately 60-70 individuals.

To submit a proposal for consideration, please complete the Abstract Submission Form Below and return via email to by Friday, July 10, 2017. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via the web at Thank you!

Abstract Submission

Presentation Abstract (300 words maximum)

Presentation Title:


Include 3 goals and/or objectives for the presentation (does not count as part of 300 words).



Audio/Visual Needs:


Lead Presenter Contact Information (Presenter #1)










Our Mission

NCASRO Mission Statement~
To provide a supportive and educational network to the School Resource Officers in North Carolina and beyond, with the common goal of protecting every child so they can reach their fullest potential in a safe learning environment.

NCASRO is a non-profit organization that helps put the needed tools in the hands of today’s SROs. SROs work to reduce school violence by enforcing violations of the law occurring on school property, by informing students of the dangers of substance abuse, by introducing programs that will promote and enhance acceptable social behavior, and by serving as positive role models.