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.
This policy brief was developed in the wake of the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut by Christine Leonard, Director of Vera’s Washington DC office, and Mary Crowley, Vera’s Director of Communications. It is designed to share the research-based perspectives and recommendations of Vera experts on some of the complex and challenging issues raised by this tragedy.
This report provided by The Williams Institute is a collection of working papers focused on understanding what is known and what needs to be better understood about the lives and outcomes of LGBTQ youth of color with system involvement.
The Human Rights Campaign and Partnership for Drug Free Kids provides a review on substance abuse among LGBTQ young people and what contributes to substance use among this population. It also shares recommendations for parents, educators, and other adults who can help LGBTQ teens avoid or limit drug and alcohol use.