David Muhammad on Reinventing Juvenile Probation

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In this episode of CaseyCast, Casey Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hamilton interviews juvenile probation expert David Muhammad. Their conversation explores the shortcomings of juvenile probation, the science of youth development and the supports that young people really need to thrive.

April 23, 2019

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Casey Selects 15 Sites to Train Juvenile Justice Frontline Staff

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Casey has selected 15 juvenile justice agencies to participate in its inaugural Reimagining Juvenile Justice (RJJ) Train-the-Trainer Institute this May. The institute will accelerate the spread of the RJJ curriculum, a six-part professional development opportunity for frontline staff working with youth involved in the juvenile justice system and their families.

April 9, 2019

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Lessons From New York City’s Efforts to Close Youth Prisons

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The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more effective community-based services and support have much to learn from New York’s successes and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

March 16, 2019

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Apply Now: Juvenile Justice Train-the-Trainer Opportunity to Develop Frontline Staff

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Now through Feb. 15, 2019, state or local juvenile justice agencies and organizations can apply to participate in a train-the-trainer professional development opportunity supported by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The two-and-a-half-day session — held in Denver, Colo. from May 7–9, 2019 — will focus on the Reimagining Juvenile Justice curriculum.

January 15, 2019

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Rewriting the Playbook for Reducing Juvenile Delinquency

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A growing body of research champions developmentally appropriate strategies for supporting young people who have crossed paths with the juvenile justice system. Instead of promoting surveillance, punishment and intensive sanctions like detention, the latest research supports strategies rooted in patience, encouragement and positive youth development.

December 6, 2018

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