Team Decision Making Headed to the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

…In January 2020, Team Decision Making (TDM) — a collaborative approach to child-safety ... home: The National Council on Crime & Delinquency’s Children’s Research Center (CRC ... continue to grow the practice,” says Tracey Feild, director of the Foundation’s Child Welfare ... Strategy Group. TDM supports effective decision making when kids come to the attention of child welfare

June 24, 2019

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We Want to Know What They Are Saying

A Multiagency Collaborative Effort to Address Parental Language Barriers and Disproportionate Minority Contact

…and therefore make the child unsuitable for release. Similarly, a parent may not understand court documents ... Parental engagement in the juvenile justice system can have a significant impact on a child' ... When Parents Do Not Understand, Youth Are More Likely To Be Deeply Involved In The Juvenile Justice ... The percentage of African American and Latino youth who are arrested, detained or incarcerated

November 1, 2009

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Growing Up in North America

Child Health and Safety in Canada, the United States and Mexico

…Emerging health issues for North American children and youth. ... Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death of children and youth, ages 1-24, across all ... Children represent more than 25% of the population of North America. Yet not enough is being done ... to document and study the status of children in Canada, Mexico and the United States in order to inform

January 1, 2007

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Community Safety and Justice

A Guide to Key Ideas, Effective Approached, and Technical Assistance Resources for Making Connections Cities and Site Teams

…From 1985-95, the juvenile detention rate for white youth dropped by 13%, while increasing ... by 180% for African-American youth and 140% for Hispanic youth during the same period. ... though they are home to just 5% of the nation's youth. ... Three times as many youth--ages 12-17--were victimized by violence than adults in 1994.

January 1, 2000

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Journey to Engagement

A First-Person Reflection on How to Engage Residents

In this report Garland Yates, Making Connections Site Team Leader in Denver, provides a firsthand account of his observations on the importance of engaging residents in community change. This report is part of “The Diarist Project” series of stories and reflections about the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Making Connections Initiative.

January 1, 2005

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Webinar To Examine Three Key Fiscal Elements for Using the Family First Act

…on designing and financing services to prevent children and young people from becoming involved in the child ... on three key fiscal elements that child welfare leaders should understand to use the Family First ... Prevention Services Act to better serve children and families. Register for this webinar During the session ... with several states that helps child welfare leaders analyze the fiscal implications of prevention services

October 3, 2019

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A Road Map to Quality Collective Impact Programming With Fiscal Independence

The Providence Children and Youth Cabinet Story

…This report examines how the Rhode Island’s Providence Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) has ... An overview of the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet. ... ago. During this time frame, CYC — a coalition of organizations, systems, residents and youth ... A framework for promoting healthy child development

August 19, 2019

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