Helping Savannah Youth Connect to Work, Avoid Confinement

youth who are on a downward spiral toward confinement, for whom traditional alternative programming just ... the need for innovative programming that could successfully serve youth at high risk of confinement ... -risk youth in Savannah’s juvenile justice system: pain from past trauma, lack of life skills ... Program works with boys ages 14 to 16 who are struggling in multiple areas. Eligible youth have been

May 9, 2018

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Evidence2Success Surveys Track Child Development

…and youth outcomes and risk and protective factors that influence child well-being. They also provide ... or Youth Experience Survey for High School). Parents of children ages birth to 8 years (Childhood ... children's identities. For more information about the Childhood and Youth Experience Surveys, contact ... Children do best in nurturing families, schools and communities. But determining how children

November 5, 2012

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New Casey Twitter Chat Series: Transforming Foster Parenting

…to ensure all children and youth receive the developmentally appropriate care they need. Kim Stevens ... with the North American Council on Adoptable Children will kick off the series on February 14, 2016. Each month ... foster to continue their commitment to children. Scheduled for the second week of each month, chats ... parent advocate and nationally respected trainer, Stevens will chat on behalf of the North American

February 6, 2017

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Expanding JDAI's Focus to Reduce Commitments and Placements: Program Summary

Demonstrating that Jurisdictions can Respond to Delinquent Behavior in ways that are More Effective,Fairer, Safer and Less Costly

…to redirecting youth and avoiding future criminality. ... Between 2007 and 2010 the number of youth in out-of-home placements fell by 20%. This is a trend ... The challenge of safely reducing youth incarceration should not be underestimated ... ). For example, are these youth educated, employed, or healthy? Recent research implies that the well being

March 6, 2012

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Program Area

Juvenile Justice

…The Foundation’s juvenile justice reform agenda is designed to improve the odds that at-risk youth ... youth and relies more on proven, family-focused interventions that create opportunities for positive ... youth development. This is how we are addressing the issue: ... process — by reducing overreliance on temporary confinement for youth awaiting their court dates.

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

…The growing number of states and counties looking to replace youth incarceration with more ... and missteps, according to a new case study funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Moving Beyond Youth ... youth justice system over the last decade, following a U.S. Justice Department investigation ... and established small local residential programs. Read about the momentum building in states to end the youth

March 16, 2019

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Fewer Children Living With At Least One Unemployed Parent

…; in the KIDS COUNT Data Center. Children with at least one unemployed parent Unemployment rate of parents ... In 2014, 7% of kids in America — 4.7 million children total — lived with at least ... one unemployed parent. This is the lowest incidence of kids living with an unemployed parent since ... living with an unemployed parent relative to 2009. One statistic that hasn’t dropped steadily

October 14, 2015

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Youth Violence Myths and Realities: A Tale of Three Cities

The Different Story of Delinquent Youth as Told by the Media and by Juvenile Justice System Professionals and the Youth Themselves

…This report examines the youth perspective on violence, life circumstance, and the response ... of the justice system to a supposed growth of violence among troubled youth, based on studies in Dallas ... How the media represents youth and youth violence. ... What youth have to say.

February 12, 2009

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Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care

Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit

…Expectant and parenting youth in foster care — and their children — often have contact ... and as they transition into adulthood — and to prevent their children from becoming involved with the child welfare ... on expectant and parenting youth in foster care. The end goal? A better, brighter future for these families ... ;— including representatives from Chapin Hall, Child Trends, Connecticut Department

June 2, 2019

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What Are Status Offenses and Why Do They Matter?

…; are not crimes, but they are prohibited under the law because of a youth’s status as a minor. While status ... offenses are not serious offenses, they can have serious consequences for youth. What are status offenses ... placing youth with juvenile status offenses in secure detention or locked confinement. States that do hold ... of status offenders core requirement — is meant to encourage states to divert youth with status

April 6, 2019

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