Juvenile Law Conference
Accelerated, focused, cost-effective two-day program for law-enforcement personnel and other professionals who work with youth
Since its inception in 1967, the Juvenile Law Conference has trained more than 3,500 law-enforcement officers. The conference includes direct interactions with corrections staff, Office of Justice Assistance staff, an assistant attorney general, human service providers, and others.
First 25 registrants receive $100 scholarship
When: March 4-5, 2013; 8:30 am-4 pm
Where: Pyle Center, UW-Madison (map)
Cost: $275. ($175 for first 25 registrants)
Instructors: Frank J. Crisafi, Lindsey Draper, Vic Karaliunas, Dave Perlman, Ken Syke, Luis Yudice (bios)
CEUs: 1.2 (12 hours)
Learn the latest information on:
- Statutory and case law pertaining to children and youth, including pupil-records statutes
- Interrogation of students in schools, and searches of students’ cell phones
- Legislative prohibition of cyber-bullying in schools
- Special needs of the mentally or emotionally ill child who is accused of a crime
- What to do when a child accused of a crime also needs child-abuse protection services
- New procedures in the state’s juvenile court system: intake, hearings, dispositional alternatives
- Components of successful school-related programs
- Roles of the police-school liaison officer
Frank J. Crisafi is a former chief juvenile prosecutor in Milwaukee County and attorney for the Madison Metropolitan School District. He practiced law in the areas of juvenile justice, special education, confidentiality of pupil records and school discipline. He currently teaches seminars in the areas of juvenile justice administration and school law for social workers and law enforcement officers throughout the State of Wisconsin.
Lindsey Draper is a former court commissioner for Milwaukee County and a former assistant district attorney with Milwaukee County Children's Court. He currently works with the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance.
Vic Karaliunas is a former Waukesha County intake worker.
Dave Perlman is an assistant attorney general with the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Ken Syke is an experienced communications professional with a background in strategic communications planning, crisis and disaster communications, and public relations. He has worked with the Madison school district as director of public information, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Hospital, and as a journalist as sports director with WKOW-TV, Madison.
Luis Yudice is the coordinator of school security for the Madison Metropolitan School District and a former captain in the Madison Police Department.
Other instructors include staff from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Corrections.
Schedule: Monday-Tuesday, March 4-5, 8:30 am-4 pm
Location: The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI (map). Parking information will be sent with your enrollment confirmation. The building is accessible to people with disabilities.
Fees: $275 ($175 for first 25 registrants); includes instruction, materials, and coffee/refreshment breaks. Lunch is on your own.
Registration: Register online no later than one week before the program. Space is limited, and enrollment is first-come, first-served.
Cancellation policy: If you are unable to attend or arrange for a substitute, you may obtain a refund minus the $20 administrative fee by contacting our registration department at least 3 business days prior to the program. If you cancel 3 business days or less before the program, or do not attend, you are responsible for the entire fee. To cancel or arrange for a substitute, please call 800-725-9692.
Accommodations: Please make your own travel and lodging arrangements. There is a block of rooms held at the Lowell Center, walking distance from the conference. Click here to reserve your room»
Parking: You receive parking information with your enrollment confirmation. Day-long parking permits are available for enrollees on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking ramps and surface lots are located within a few blocks of the Pyle Center.
Additional parking and transportation information (including parking maps) can be found in the "Plan Your Visit" section of the UW-Madison Visitor Information & Programs website.
Approved Hours/Continuing Education Credits: 0.6 CEU = 6 hours of contuning education credits will be awarded for each day for a total of 1.2 CEU = 12 hours.