Plan-Do-Study-Act Charts a Course for Boosting Graduation Rates Among Youth on Probation

…year, the average number of credits earned by youth on probation increased dramatically — by 143 ... attendance, credit accrual and, ultimately, the high school graduation rates of youth on probation ... , parents relayed that they felt more involved in their child’s education. The team is now working ... ’t be complete until we reach our ultimate goal of ensuring that all youth on probation

February 11, 2019

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Resources for Foster Parents

…and youth in care. National Foster Parent Association The official Facebook page of the NFPA, a nonprofit ... dedicated to aiding foster parents in achieving safety, permanence and well-being for the children and youth ... There is no master playbook for foster parenting, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Child ... , that underscores the importance of keeping siblings together in foster care. Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth A fact

May 1, 2018

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Subscribe to Child Welfare News

…and tools related to how child welfare systems, leaders and practitioners can better support children, youth ... parent recruitment and retention, youth and family engagement, the extension of foster care to age 21 ... Sign up for Child Welfare News, the Casey Foundation's newsletter delivered to your inbox ... , child protection, trauma-informed practices, system management and finances, the effective use of group

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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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Reducing Youth Incarceration in the United States

A KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot

…What it will take to continue the humane treatment of youth offenders. ... The disparities in youth confinement rates point to a system that penalizes youth of color more ... than similar white youth. ... The public is safer, youth are being treated less punitively and more humanely, and governments

February 5, 2013

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Supporting Youth in Transition to Adulthood

Lessons Learned from Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

…What youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems have in common. ... Child welfare and juvenile justice youth, regardless of their experiences or past actions, need ... This paper takes a hard look at how America’s juvenile justice and child welfare systems ... are faring—and where they are failing—in helping at-risk youth successfully transition

April 4, 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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No Place for Kids Issue Brief

The Case for Reducing Juvenile Incarceration

…, is a failed strategy for combating youth crime. Sustainable system improvements will require the mobilization ... Compelling facts to show that youth incarceration does not rehabilitate. ... How youth incarceration facilities waste taxpayer dollars. ... Youth incarceration does not rehabilitate

December 12, 2011

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AdvoCasey: Fall 2001

Fostered or Forgotten?

…This issue of AdvoCasey outlines the many challenges of serving foster youth in transition. It also ... Four must-watch models for serving foster care youth in transition. ... Ideas on fixing New Jersey’s independent living services for youth exiting care. ... Q & A with the director of the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

September 22, 2001

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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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