Reducing Juvenile Recidivism Interactive Checklists
These interactive checklists can help state and local officials to assess whether their juvenile justice system’s policies and practices are aligned with the research on “what works” to reduce recidivism and to identify opportunities for improvement. There are three checklists, each tailored to a specific audience:
Juvenile Justice Agency Leaders and Managers Checklist
Provides a comprehensive online assessment and scoring tool to enable agency leaders to identify system strengths, areas for improvement, and develop an action plan to improve outcomes for youth.
Take the full comprehensive assessment or download a static version for reference.
Using the Agency Leaders and Managers Checklist
Identifies ten key questions juvenile court judges should ask to determine whether court practices support improved outcomes for youth. Judges can also use this checklist to learn more about the research on “what works” in particular areas of interest.
Identifies three key steps that policymakers can take to increase public safety, improve youth outcomes, and maximize the efficient use of resources. Policymakers can also use this interactive checklist to learn more about the research on “what works” in particular areas of interest.
- Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
- Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation
- Locked Out: Improving Educational and Vocational Outcomes for Incarcerated Youth
- Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems