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Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System (2016)

The key theme that emerged from JPI’s convening of stakeholders to discuss better ways of working with young adults, is that if a more effective and targeted approach to this population can be developed, it would help reduce the use of incarceration for the 400,000-plus 18 to 24-year-olds estimat

Community-Based Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults (2015)

In this paper, [the authors] propose a different kind of criminal justice for young men and women.

Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems (2015)

This brief, from the CSG Justice Center, is designed to help state and local officials better support young adults in the justice system.

Factors Related to Recidivism for Youthful Offenders (2013)

Little is known about youth who were previously placed in a detention facility and what factors predict a subsequent recidivism to placement.

Juveniles Who Sexually Offend (JwSO): An Overview

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

From Evidence-Based Practices to a Comprehensive Intervention Model for High-Risk Young Men: The Story of Roca (2017)

Researchers of criminal behavior are taking a more data-driven approach to community corrections.

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.

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