Casey works to make evidence-based practice the norm

Casey Connects: Winter 2010-2011

Report

Among other highlights featured in this edition of the Casey Foundation’s newsletter is an overview of how the Foundation seeks to make evidence-based practice the norm in serving children and families.

January 1, 2011

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Are Adult Decisions Doing Kids Harm in the Juvenile Justice System?

Blog Post

The Foundation has produced a brief video to highlight how adult decision makers in the juvenile justice system, looking to address and rehabilitate counterproductive actions in young people, ironically make decisions that instead damage young lives and open the door to youth becoming a greater threat to public safety.

February 9, 2015

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Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood

Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

Report

This paper takes a hard look at how America’s juvenile justice and child welfare systems are faring—and where they are failing—in helping at-risk youth successfully transition to adulthood. 

April 4, 2009

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Becoming Adults, Executive Summary

One-Year Impact Findings from the Youth Villages Transitional Living Evaluation

Report

This report presents MDRC’s evaluation of the Transitional Living program located in Tennessee and operated by Youth Villages.

May 10, 2015

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Five Questions with Casey: Nate Balis on What’s Next for Juvenile Justice Reforms

Blog Post

With more than 15 years of experience in juvenile justice, social policy and system reform, Nate Balis directs the Foundation's Juvenile Justice Strategy Group. For Five Questions with Casey, we sat down with Balis as his team launches a three-day conference for more than 900 juvenile justice reformers involved with the Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).

September 29, 2015

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Bring Youth Home

Building on Ohio’s Deincarceration Leadership

Policy Report

In 1992, Ohio began investing in five deincarceration strategies to keep kids out of youth prisons. Over the next 23 years, Ohio cut its admissions to youth prisons by 80% — from more than 2,500 youth to less than 500 youth today. This report reviews strategies central to Ohio’s success and makes recommendations to states engaging in similar efforts.   

October 26, 2015

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