Juvenile Justice and Cross-System Youth

The goal of the Juvenile Justice and Cross-System Youth Task Force is to promote interagency communication and collaboration to improve prevention, outcomes and address the unique and complex needs of Juvenile Justice and/or cross-system involved youth.

The Task Force will meet on:

December 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Indiana Office of Court Services, 251 N. Illinois St., 8th floor, Indianapolis

Task force meetings are open to the public. Guests are asked to notify the Commission Executive Director in advance of their intention to attend, if possible.


Hon. Charles Pratt, Co-Chair
Allen Superior Court

Don Travis, Co-Chair
Deputy Director
Juvenile Justice Initiatives and Support
Department of Child Service

Jeffrey Bercovitz
Director, Juvenile and Family Law
Indiana Office of Court Services

Sirrilla Blackmon
Deputy Director of Youth Services, SOC
FSSA/Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction

Christine Blessinger
Executive Director
Indiana Department of Correction, Division of Youth Services

Coleen Connor
Executive Director
Tippecanoe County CASA

Chris Daley
Executive Director
IARCCA, an Association of Children & Family Services

Elizabeth Darby
Director, Youth Division
Indiana Criminal Justice Institute

Hon. Kimberly Dowling
Delaware Circuit Court

Kory George
Chief Probation Officer
Wayne County Probation

James (Mike) Goodwin
Local Office Director
Sullivan County
Department of Child Services

JauNae M. Hanger
Waples & Hanger

Daniel C. Schroeder, Esq.
Marion County Public Defender Agency
Juvenile Division

Jane Seigel
Interim Chief Administrative Officer
Indiana Supreme Court

Nancy Wever
Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative


Meeting Materials


Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
February 27, 2014 Agenda Minutes
April 24, 2014 Agenda Minutes
June 26, 2014 Agenda Minutes
August 28, 2014 Agenda Minutes
December 18, 2014 Agenda Minutes
February 10, 2015 Agenda Minutes
September 1, 2015 Agenda Minutes
December 8, 2015 Agenda Minutes
February 3, 2016 Agenda Minutes
May 11, 2016 Agenda Minutes
August 10, 2016 Agenda Minutes
November 2, 2016 Agenda Minutes
March 31, 2017 Agenda Minues
April 28, 2017 Agenda Minutes
June 22, 2017 Agenda Minutes
August 4, 2017 Agenda Minutes
November 3, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 5, 2018 Agenda Minutes
February 2, 2018 Agenda Minutes
April 6, 2018 Agenda Minutes
June 8, 2018 Agenda  
October 5, 2018 Agenda  



March 11, 2014

2015 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report