Category Archive: dual status youth

Oct 09

More Than Four out of Five Kids Supervised by LA County Probation Had Contact with the Child Welfare System

WitnessLA By Taylor Walker The population of youth in Los Angeles County’s probation camps who have had contact with the child welfare system is larger than originally estimated, according to a study by the University of Southern California’s Children’s Data Network. Researchers connected the records of 387 youth who exited LA County Probation camps in 2015 …

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Oct 05

A Pipeline to Juvenile Detention? A New Study Aims to Find Where Officials Can Intervene

KPCC By Priska Neely A new study finds that the troubles of the hundreds of youth leaving the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County each year may have started at home in early childhood. For most coming out of juvenile detention, the county’s child protective system had received a warning about their mistreatment as …

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