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Youthful offender

Juveniles Who Sexually Offend (JwSO): An Overview

This excellent presentation provides a wealth of information about juvenile sex offenders.

You're An Adult Now: Youth in Adult Criminal Justice Systems

This report from NIC looks at how adult corrections systems manage the youth offenders in jails, prisons and under community supervision.

Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems

This brief is designed to help state and local officials support young adults in the justice system by identifying needs and offering recommendations.

Reducing Juvenile Recidivism Interactive Checklists

These checklists assess whether juvenile justice system’s policies and practices are aligned with research on “what works” to reduce recidivism.

Community-Based Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults

This bulletin proposes a new criminal justice paradigm for young men and women ages 18 to 24.

What Works and What Doesn’t in Reducing Recidivism with Youthful Offenders

This report is an introduction about how to effectively reduce youthful offender recidivism

Positive Youth Justice Website

This website is designed to support and promote youth justice programs that are informed by the science of adolescent development. 

Sam Survives [Graphic Novel]

This graphic novel for male youthful inmates provides them vital information about possible exposure to sexual abuse in adult correctional settings.

Youthful Offenders – DC Public Safety Television

The program provides an overview of CSOSA’s young adult efforts based on national best practice standards.

PREA Youthful Inmate Implementation

This webpage provides information regarding the implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) “youthful inmate” standard.


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