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Document 028045
LGBTQ Youth and Status Offenses: Improving System Responses and Reducing Disproportionality
Coalition for Juvenile Justice/SOS Project (Washington, DC).
The application of the “National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses” (NIC accession no. 027712) is stressed. “The National Standards specifically call for all (LGBTQ) [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. Transgender, and Questioning] youth to “receive fair treatment, equal access to services, and respect and sensitivity from all professionals and other youth in court, agency, service, school and placement’” (p. 1). ... Read More
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Document 028403
Juvenile Detention Facility Assessment: 2014 Update|Revised
Annie E. Casey Foundation. Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) (Baltimore, MD).
"The [Annie E. Casey] Foundation has issued this revised version of the [Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)] standards to acknowledge and incorporate regulations that affect the full range of facility operations. This includes the U.S. Department of Justice regulations for the prevention, detection and response to sexual misconduct in juvenile facilities as part of its implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act." Five sections are contained in this guide: introduction; abou... Read More
214 pages
Document 027712
National Standards for the Care of Youth Charged with Status Offenses
Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ). Safety, Opportunity & Success (SOS) Project (Washington, DC).
“A status offender is a juvenile charged with or adjudicated for conduct that would not, under the law of the jurisdiction in which the offense was committed, be a crime if committed by an adult. The most common examples of status offenses are chronic or persistent truancy, running away, violating curfew laws, or possessing alcohol or tobacco. The National Standards aim to promote best practices for this population, based in research and social service approaches, to better engage and support yo... Read More
119 pages
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