This report evaluates the Arts Infusion Initiative, which was designed to connect “at-risk youth” to rigorous and engaging arts instruction.
This report explains how other agencies can use ERASOR to strengthen their responses to sexual offending by youth.
Performance Incentive Funding for Prison Diversion: An Implementation Study of the DuPage County Adult Redeploy Illinois Program
This webinar illustrates the benefits of blending of cognitive and behavioral theories resulting in effective practice across custody settings.
Improving Illinois’ Response to Sexual Offenses Committed by Youth: Recommendations for Law, Policy, and Practice
While this report comments on issues related to youth who sexually offend in Illinois, its recommendations are applicable to any state.
In this bulletin, the authors examine suicidal thoughts and behaviors among 1,829 youth ages 10 to 18 in the Northwestern Juvenile Project—a longitudinal study of youth detained at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center in Chicago, IL.
This study examines the extent to which programs incorporate the components of restorative justice and provides an inventory of RJ programs.
Raising the Age of Juvenile Court Jurisdiction: The Future of 17-Year-Olds in Illinois’ Justice System
This report explains why 17-year-olds should be in juvenile court; brain development, behavior, and the law; safety benefits; and economic benefits.
This report provides information on how to facilitate successful reentry and successful transition to adulthood for justice-involved youth.
The development and implementation of the Cook County Sheriff's Department of Women's Justice Services (DWJS) is discussed.