Register for Webinar Featuring Prosecutors Pursuing Juvenile Justice Reform

…, fairness, equity and efficiency. “There is a wave of new prosecutors redefining their role in youth ... justice,” says Mark Soler, the executive director of the Center for Children’s Law and Policy ... , Center for Children’s Law and Policy Panelists: John Jordan, juvenile division chief, Harris ... community for JDAI practitioners and people interested in youth justice. Members of JDAIconnect will have

January 13, 2020

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Infants and Teens More Likely to Experience Foster Care Reentry

Children who have exited foster care are more likely to return to care if they are infants ... to a new study conducted by the Center for State Child Welfare Data and funded by the Annie E. Casey ... Foundation. Download Reentry to Foster Care In addition to assessing a child’s risk of returning ... to foster care after discharge, the study — Reentry to Foster Care — explores how child welfare

January 12, 2020

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Reentry to Foster Care

Identifying Candidates Under The Family First Act

…This report examines the risks of children returning to foster care after discharge and seeks ... to help child welfare agencies identify kids who might benefit from evidence-based interventions available ... of more than 600,000 children in 20 states and covers a seven-year time frame —from 2003 to 2010 ... . It includes all children who exited their first stay in care before age 18 and were either reunited or placed

January 12, 2020

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Supporting Youth in Trouble With the Law in Their Communities

…; where leaders from government and youth-serving local groups share a vision of connecting young people ... to young people with justice-system involvement. Using Positive Youth Development in Pierce County ... officer cared a lot about me and wanted something great for me.” Getting to Zero Youth Detention ... in King County The No New Youth Jail movement in King County, active since 2012, planted the seed

January 8, 2020

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Webinars Spotlight Juvenile Court Diversion Programs

…court system to focus probation on youth who pose significant risk for serious reoffending ... . This includes diverting youth from the formal court processing and any form of probation supervision. Diversion ... practices typically produce better outcomes for youth than formal system involvement and move youth away ... ; and assessing and healing youth who have experienced trauma. John Cookus, an assistant professor at Indiana

January 7, 2020

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Supporting Kinship Caregivers Through the Family First Prevention Services Act

…caregivers in the system — to help improve outcomes for children and youth in care. Currently, 2.7 ... in February 2018, introduced pathways to ensure that young people involved with the child welfare system ... and better supporting young people and their families. It aims to: help families whose children or teens ... First Act allows child welfare systems to use Title IV-E funds on prevention services for &ldquo

January 6, 2020

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