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Talking Truancy and Other Status Offenses: Strategies for Prevention and Intervention

This webinar, hosted by the National District Attorney’s Association on April 23, 2024, provided practical and creative strategies for keeping kids in school and out of court. Presenters discussed research on causes of chronic absenteeism, the role of schools and juvenile courts in truancy prevention and intervention, and models/trends involving local prosecutors and probation offices in responding to truancy and other status offenses. Panelists provided examples of evidence-based programs and practices that effectively reduce absenteeism. 

Questions concerning this webinar may be directed to the OJJDP TTA Help Desk at [email protected]

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Date Published: April 25, 2024