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Casey DeSantis Leads Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting on Mental Health, Student Resiliency

On Tuesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, the chairwoman of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, convened a meeting to hear Cabinet members’ priorities, discuss the social stigma of mental health and provide updates on building resiliency in Florida’s students.
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Jason Brodeur Files Bill to Help Children in Out-of-Home Care

The bill works to recognize and balance relationships young children develop with out-of-home caregivers and siblings with those of the child’s biological family members, in order to reduce trauma-related to abrupt or frequent placement changes that remove children from safe, successful placements. The bill also requires that a quick reference FACE sheet be created for each child to summarize the status of the child’s case and goals moving forward.
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Florida’s Juvenile Justice System Looks Back at 2020 Accomplishments

Last week, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), under the leadership of Gov. Ron DeSantis, looked back at its record in 2020 and insisted it continues to serve as a national model for juvenile justice systems. 
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Ron DeSantis: Juvenile Crime Continues to Decrease in Florida

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) released a report showing the number of juvenile arrests dropped 17 percent and the number of felony juvenile arrests fell 16 percent in the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year.

Ashley Moody: More than 2,000 People Registered for Annual Human Trafficking Summit

Registrants span more than half of the states. For the first time, the summit will be held virtually—in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Given the virtual format of the summit, spots remain open for people interested in joining the fight to end human trafficking. The annual summit brings together local, state and national leaders immersed in the fight to eradicate all forms of human trafficking.
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Florida Sees Lowest Levels of Juvenile Crime in 44 Years

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Secretary Simone Marstiller announced the number of juvenile arrests declined eight percent in Fiscal Year 2018-2019.
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