Congress funded three key programs championed by the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center as part of an appropriations bill that provided $26.7 billion to support U.S. Department of Justice programs.
Among the new awards are five $3 million Statewide Recidivism Reduction (SRR) implementation grants, awarded to Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Vermont.
The episode, entitled “Is This Working?,” catalogs a variety of stories of schools struggling with what to do with student misbehavior.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and MacArthur Foundation Announce $2 Million in Funding for Juvenile Justice Programs
Since the release of the School Discipline Consensus Report in June, there have been a number of followup activities to promote the recommendations in the report more broadly.
Participants in this program will partner with tribal and/or local governments to solve challenges in their communities.
This webinar will provide an overview of Project TEAM’s training and technical assistance opportunity for tribal, state, and local governments to develop a collaborative joint jurisdictional initiative.
The purpose of this program is enhance statewide consumer-run mental health organizations to promote consumer-driven, recovery-focused and resiliencyoriented service system capacity and infrastructure.
The webinar is for 2014 Second Chance Act grantees that are developing a juvenile reentry strategy to reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for youth under system supervision.
The webinar is for 2014 Second Chance Act grantees that are developing a comprehensive reentry strategy to reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for youth under system supervision.
This orientation webinar, held on November 7, 2014, is for FY 2014 Second Chance Act (SCA) grantees developing and implementing juvenile reentry initiatives.
This webinar provides an overview of three briefs that were recently published by National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges on the treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders among youth.
Presenters in this webinar discuss key strategies for providing high-quality education for youth in confinement, and strategies for helping youth to successfully transition from confinement to schools in their community.
The report finds that the long-term consequences of youth incarceration cost taxpayers between $8 billion and $21 billion each year.
This website hosted by the National Criminal Justice Association provides resources on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for criminal justice system stakeholders.
This publication from the Advancement Project offers concrete ways for the Rochester City School District to make improvements in the school-to-prison pipeline.
This report from the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice analyzes Massachusetts’ most recent school discipline data and finds that students of color, students with disabilities, and charter school students in Massachusetts are disproportionately likely to be suspended, particularly for minor misbehavior.
This resource tool from JBS International, Inc., and Georgetown University National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health provides information on existing research, knowledge, practices, and approaches that are effective in addressing trauma.
Instead of the old, zero-tolerance approach, principals now have more discretion to weigh the factors behind kids’ behavior.
The biggest sign of progress when it comes to juvenile justice in Massachusetts in 2014 is a major change in thinking, according to local experts.
Ohio is using a federal grant to help expand families’ access to drug courts to address the impact of the state’s addiction epidemic.
The Safe School Climate Plan, designed to promote a productive atmosphere for learning in Darien (CT) schools, was presented to the Board of Education Tuesday night by Timothy Canty, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
For all the attention placed on problems that black boys face in terms of school discipline and criminal justice, there is increasing focus on the way those issues affect black girls as well.