Butts, Jeffrey A. (2012). Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Brain Development in Juvenile Offenders. Introductory remarks for a panel discussion at the Tow Foundation symposium: “Kids Behind Bars.” John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Center on Media, Crime and Justice. New York, NY. April 23, 2012. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VJFlislqww
Butts, Jeffrey (2012). National Trends in Youth Crime. Presented to the Seventh Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America, February 6, 2012. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY.
Portland State University School of Social Work Summer Symposium on Youth Mentoring Presentation to researchers and practitioners at the summer symposium at Portland State University, telling the audience that youth mentoring deserves to be a key component of the juvenile justice system.
As juvenile justice agencies explore the concepts of positive youth development, the National Program Office of Reclaiming Futures asked for a quick, verbal explanation of these ideas.
Juvenile Arrest Rates: 1980-2009. Presented to the 2010 Educational Conference, Missouri Juvenile Justice Association. October 2010. Lake of the Ozarks, MO. (Office 2003 version. Larger file.)
Presented to the Annual Forum of the National Juvenile Justice Network. July 2010. New Orleans, LA
Presented to the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Conference, Annie E. Casey Foundation. Washington, D.C.
Presented to the annual conference of TASC, Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities. Chicago, IL.
Presentation to "Connecting the Pathways," Collaborative Juvenile Justice Conference. Springfield, Illinois.
Presented to the Annual Meeting of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice. Washington, D.C.