This video by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details the system of care in Clayton County, Georgia, designed to support young men of color from dropping out of school and becoming involved with the juvenile justice system.
Superintendents say teachers are the group most likely to object to policies that would reduce student suspensions, according to a new national survey on school discipline released Monday by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and the nonprofit advocacy group the Children’s Defense Fund.
Members of Congress, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and others met with juvenile justice leaders to discuss two publications released by the Justice Center.
House Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) recently held a briefing to launch the bipartisan congressional Youth Development and Crime Prevention Caucus, with support from Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ted Poe (R-TX).
The Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) released the School Discipline Consensus Report on June 3. The report generated significant media attention, including articles and op-eds in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, among others.
The Safer Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for its Safer Midwest Reentry and Employment Network grant program.
This webinar will provide an overview of threat assessment programs for both K-12 schools and higher education campus settings, discuss school/campus threat assessment strategies and programs, and provide resources to meet standards of practice in threat assessment.
“Criminology at the Intersections of Oppression” is this year’s theme for the American Society of Criminology’s (ASC) annual meeting.
This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.
During this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and the application process.
In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and application process.
This video, aired on DC Public Safety Television and produced by Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) and the Office of Cable Television, provides an overview of CSOSA’ efforts to implement best practices for [...]
In this December 19, 2013 webinar staff from the CSG Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center provided an overview of the Planning & Implementation Guide and walked attendees through the instructions for completing the Guide.
This publication provides the results of a comprehensive evaluation on the state of correctional education programs for adults and juveniles.
This bulletin reviews effective programs that mitigate risk factors for delinquency and crime among juveniles and young adults to prevent future serious criminal behavior.
This report by Child Trends and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides a review of the current knowledge on children’s mental health, research on the development of mental wellness and disorders over a life course, and access to and payment [...]
This report by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured provides an overview of the physical and mental health needs of youth in the juvenile justice system, and the role of Medicaid in financing comprehensive, coordinated medical services.
This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention examines suicidal thoughts and behaviors among 1,829 youth ages 10 to 19 in the Northwestern Juvenile Project.
In a month dominated by news reports of racial tension, a significant milepost in American race relations garnered less attention: For the first time in this country’s history, white students will this year no longer comprise a majority of the nation’s schoolchildren.
New York Post Aaron Short Fewer city students are getting booked. School safety officers arrested 393 city students in the 2013-14 school year — a 32.1 percent drop from the previous year, when they busted 579, The Post has learned. [...]
A Georgia state senate committee is hosting a hearing this week to discuss the findings of a study on school discipline strategies.
The Philadelphia Tribune By Wilford Shamlin II A funding crisis for the School District of Philadelphia has made the job of improving school climate more challenging, but not impossible for two organizations overseeing the effort. “Of course, [funding] cutbacks place [...]
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed 33 bills into law, including measures providing the automatic sealing of juvenile offenders’ records if they comply with court directions and requiring schools to report, by gender, who is participating in their sports programs.