Family-Engaged Case Planning in Youth Probation
A new Annie E. Casey Foundation webinar introduces juvenile justice agencies and their partners to family-engaged case planning in youth probation.
The hour-long recording, entitled Family-Engaged Case Planning in Youth Probation, features a new model for the initial stage of the juvenile probation process — when juvenile probation officers formulate case plans in close collaboration with young people and their families.
This approach, and the Foundation’s larger vision for transforming juvenile probation, is necessary to align probation with what research shows about youth development and what works to support growth and long-term behavior change in young people.
During the webinar, presenters cover the definition of family-engaged case planning, why it is necessary to transform probation and how it departs from standard juvenile probation practice. Speakers highlight content in Casey’s 2022 practice guide on this new model for the initial stage of the juvenile probation process.
- Ana Bermudez, commissioner, New York City Department of Probation;
- Stephen Bishop, associate director for probation and system transformation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation;
- Jeannette Bocanegra-Simon, executive director, Justice for Families;
- Miracle Teo, youth ambassador, Santa Clara Juvenile Probation Department and former member of Casey’s Juvenile Justice Youth Advisory Council; and
- Annie Salsich, consultant, Harley Consulting Group, webinar moderator.