This publication examines one initiative showing success in combating the problem of juvenile justice students struggling in school or dropping out.
Building Brighter Futures: Tools for Improving Academic and Career/Technical Education in the Juvenile Justice System: A Pennsylvania Example
This paper explores the use of mental health peer support services for inmates with mental illness during the re-entry process.
Young Women of Color with Criminal Records: A Barrier to Economic Stability for Low-Income Families and Communities
This publication presents data showing the degree to which minority women are impacted by their past criminal records.
Procedures for permitting “volunteers and public visitors to provide a number of direct services to inmates, as well as serving as a link between the Department and the community” are explained.
The development and testing of The Choice is Yours (TCY); an alternative-to-incarceration program for first-time, nonviolent felony drug dealers facing one to two-year minimum mandatory state prison sentences.
This is a great website offering a lot of documents that may be helpful in setting up your own Veteran Treatment Court.
This document is for people who want to understand what the experience of reentry is like for those who are transitioning from jail.
This article explains how your jurisdiction can use a random forest risk-forecasting tool.
Pennsylvania and MacArthur’s Models for Change: The Story of a Successful Public-Private Partnership
This report explains how a private foundation identified and collaborated with a key state agency to improve Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system.
This report explains how the Northampton County Jail in Pennsylvania implemented Inmate Behavior Management.