This guide was written for the parents, family members, and educational surrogate parents. The goal of this guide is to help you become more involved in your child’s education while he or she is living at the juvenile justice facility.
This article considers how parents of youth with E/BDs can become more involved in the process when their child is referred to juvenile court, thereby decreasing the likelihood of recidivism.
Juvenile justice agencies are increasingly aware of the benefits to partnering with families whose youth are in their care and custody. The research, albeit limited, is conclusive: youth who have more family support are more likely to succeed.
Watson and Gionfriddo discuss the need for accessible mental health resources for youth who experience racial injustice, trauma, community violence, and poverty, and the over-policing and use of force occurring in communities and in youth detention centers.
Juveniles committing crimes sometimes get treated like adults in the penile system. Sometimes this seems logical and the “right thing to do”. But is it? Jeff Wallace takes you through what happens when you treat a juvenile like an adult in this riveting personal story.