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In this webinar, representatives from two counties will discuss how they leverage cross-system partnerships to address the root causes that lead to justice involvement. Hamilton County’s Juvenile Court will share its collaboration with behavioral health experts and the community to assess youth eligibility for diversion and community-based services, aiming to reduce youth entry into the juvenile justice system. Summit County’s Connect program will discuss the partnership between the Municipal Court of Akron and the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, designed to identify justice-involved individuals with developmental disabilities or mental health conditions and redirect them to receive personalized support plans. 
This webinar is part of the County, Court, and Justice Leaders: A Framework for Cross-System Collaboration initiative and is hosted in partnership with Rulo Strategies and Praxis Consulting with funding from the State Justice Institute (SJI). 

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