Leadership Development: Keys to Leading Juvenile Justice Reform
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Jul. 23, 2012
ANNOTATION: The role of leadership in fostering change in the juvenile justice system is explained. Topics discussed in this presentation include: introduction—cost savings and matching offender to risk and need; the challenges—collaborative leadership, building a continuum of placements and services, culture change, family engagement, and staff training; measuring outcomes—success defined by reductions in recidivism and other measures of success; juvenile justice reform—the perspectives of the juvenile corrections system; ideal culture; role of leadership; lessons learned; leadership on the line—strategies for engaging frontline youth services staff; show them the R.O.P.E.S. (resources, opportunity, perseverance, expectations, and successes); strengths-based approaches; understanding adolescent development; systems integration; and measure, measure, measure.