This policy update explores the reasons why states should end the indiscriminate shackling of youth and how to effectively to end this practice.
National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) (Washington, DC)
This webinar discusses reasons to reform universal shackling and successful strategies for reforming shackling policies.
This explains the impact of incarceration on the development of a juvenile’s psychosocial maturity.
This report highlights the continued positive trend in the nine states leading the nation by adopting crucial incarceration-reducing policies.
Whether your agency or jurisdiction is trying to choose the right risk assessment tool, or it already has one in place, you'll find this webinar from the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN) helpful.
This toolkit demonstrates how to calculate the average costs of housing a youth in detention.
This fact sheet explains: what a risk assessment tool is; the need to use them; how to choose the right risk assessment instrument; how to implement carefully following your choice; and making sure to gather and analyze data regarding the tool.