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.
“Criminology at the Intersections of Oppression” is this year’s theme for the American Society of Criminology’s (ASC) annual meeting.
This two-part webinar series is related to the National Reentry Resource Center’s recently released white paper and issue brief on reducing recidivism and improving outcomes for youth under the supervision of the juvenile justice system.
This webinar will focus on how jurisdictions can leverage Title IV-E of the Social Security Act to support home and community-based programs and services.
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 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.
This report from the Administration on Children, Youth, and Families explores factors that help youth and their families cope with trauma.
Children of incarcerated parents are more likely to suffer from a variety of mental and physical health disabilities.
Governor Tomblin’s task force working to reform the state’s juvenile justice system met for the first time in Charleston today. The group of some 30 members is tasked with presenting legislative recommendations before the end of the year.
Deputy Assistant to the President Roberto Rodríguez and U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Give Opening Remarks
Utah’s decision to join several other states in a campaign to reform criminal corrections and sentencing policies is a reflection of a necessary evolution in how society deals with nonviolent offenders caught in a cycle of recidivism.
Now, for the first time in years, prison numbers are going down and the state is adopting evidence-based methods for reducing recidivism.