This report provides a clear blueprint for closing youth prisons and replacing them with community-based juvenile justice services. Readers will learn how this new system can hold youth accountable — without resorting to incarceration — while cultivating a young person’s strengths, interests and sense of belonging.
Parenting is hard. Parenting while involved in the juvenile justice system adds an extra layer of uncertainty, turmoil and difficulty that is often overwhelming. Yet, home-visiting programs for justice-involved mothers can have a positive and lasting impact on both new parents and their kids.
Two vidoes from the Casey Foundation feature recommendations on how the juvenile justice field could transform probation into a focused intervention that promotes personal growth, positive behavior change and long-term success for youth.
Experts talk about poverty in various ways. This post explains some of the most common terms used to describe poverty in the United States today.
Posted July 10, 2018
Now jobs — opportunities such as short- and long-term internships and subsidized employment arrangements — can help young adults address their immediate income needs while also preparing for long-term career opportunities, according to a new report.
A recorded webinar by the Casey and the William T. Grant foundations provides an overview of available funding streams for implementing and sustaining evidence-based programs in child welfare, with a special emphasis on the fedferal Family First Prevention Services Act.