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 white paper reviews the literature exploring the relationship between family contact and short- and long term outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system, and identifies ways that agencies from police through reentry staff can better engage families in ways that promote both personal contact and active involvement in case assessment, planning, and management
The insufficiency of data and analysis on women and incarceration has left a significant gap in our understanding of obstacles to gender equity facing women today.
Not only does this study build the evidence base for the feasibility of sentinel event reviews in the justice system, but it also provides rich data on why the problem of jail suicide remains such an intractable systems issue in the United States and how some jurisdictions are trying to innovate their responses.
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.