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Collaboration and Leadership in Juvenile Detention

March 2, 1999

This report explores the roles of teamwork and leadership in advancing complex detention reform. It shares the journeys, regrets and field-tested tips of sites participating in...

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Planning for Juvenile Detention Reforms

February 2, 1999

This planning approach is designed to help jurisdictions gain an accurate understanding of their own detention policies, practices and problems. Its structured planning model...

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The Eye of the Storm

January 1, 1999

This report candidly recalls Casey’s first attempt at system reform efforts at the community level. Through reflections from two of the leaders, the truth about this failed...

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Overview: The JDAI Story

January 1, 1999

Th is publication provides an overview of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI), a multi-million dollar, five year, five-site experiment designed to streamline...

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Ensuring That Adoptions Succeed is in Everyone's Best Interest

December 9, 1998

Failed adoptions are an increasing trend, and result in trauma to the children who are directly affected. This article makes the case for pre- and post-adoptive services to...

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Plain Talk

March 8, 1998

This is the story of how five different communities worked to protect local youth from the risks of early sexual activity. It is a narrative rooted in community organizing and...

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Implementing Change in Child Welfare: Lessons from Family to Family

October 2, 1997

This report uses data from focus groups with workers and foster parent to assess changes in attitudes and practices related to the implementation of the Family to Family...

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Evaluating Comprehensive Community Change

March 25, 1997

The document provides a summary of a two-day meeting where researchers, evaluators and other key stakeholders discussed evaluating comprehensive community initiatives....

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