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Juvenile justice

Family Engagement in Juvenile Justice (2018)

Family engagement in juvenile justice involves establishing a collaborative relationship in which families are partners in both their children’s treatment and in developing the policies, programs, and practices of the system … This literature review focuses on synthesizing descriptions of the rol

Formal, Post-Adjudication Juvenile Probation Services (2017)

Juvenile probation is the supervision and monitoring of justice-involved youth in the community, rather than placement out of the home … The focus of this literature review is on formal probation and services provided to juveniles on post-adjudication probation, or probation as a disposition.

Preventing Homelessness for System-Involved Youth (2017)

A number of strategies are available … to prevent youth from becoming homeless, and this article will focus on three key strategies: coordinated transition and re-entry planning, improved legal representation and sound judicial leadership, including supporting and prioritizing pre-court diversion

Juveniles in Residential Placement, 2015 (2018)

The 2015 Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP) shows that the number of youth in placement continues to decline. Between 2006 and 2015, nearly 9 in 10 states cut their rates by half or more.

Review of Trauma Screening Tools for Children and Adolescents (2016)

This document describes eleven screening tools designed to provide information about trauma in children and adolescents.

Don’t Stop Now: California leads the nation in using public higher education to address mass incarceration. Will we continue? (2018)

This publication highlights California’s successful efforts to build public higher education access for thousands of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students, both in custody and on college campuses throughout the state.

Youth Incarceration, Health, and Length of Stay (2017)

Presently, advocates for length of stay reform rely on two primary arguments: recidivism and costs of confinement.

Decriminalizing Childhood (2017)

This Article considers legislative decriminalization of juvenile misconduct, an underutilized method for juvenile justice reform (p. 5).

Effective Strategies for Preventing Recidivism Among Juveniles (2015)

This paper will discuss recidivism among juveniles, primarily aged 12-18 years old, and evaluate which methods best prevent recidivism.

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