Category: juvenile justice

Apr 20

Register for Webinar: The Model Programs Guide Diversion Programs Implementation Guide

Hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in collaboration with Development Services Group, Inc. In this webinar presenters from the OJJDP will provide an overview of the resources available on OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide, including program profiles, literature reviews, and Implementation Guides (I-Guides). Presenters will focus on the research that informed the …

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Apr 20

Apply Now: Law Enforcement and Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for its FY 2018 Law Enforcement and Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program. This grant supports field-initiated, methodologically rigorous research and/or evaluations focused on interactions between law enforcement and youth, with practical implications for the identification and development of programs and policies that ensure …

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Apr 20

Apply Now: State System Enhancements for Youth Offenders Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for its FY 2018 State System Enhancements for Youth Offenders Program. This grant supports states and localities in developing and implementing strategies to ensure that youth involved with the juvenile justice system have fair and equal access to quality legal representation; ensure that youth involved with the …

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Apr 18

How Cities Can Reduce Recidivism for Young Adults

CitiesSpeak By Emily Morgan, CSG Justice Center As jurisdictions work to increase public safety and reduce corrections costs, a growing number have been exploring strategies targeted at improving outcomes for what is often the most challenging population under justice system supervision: young adults, ages 18 to 24. Young adults need tailored responses to reduce the likelihood …

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Apr 16

Palm Beach County Inspiring Change Reentry Summit

The inaugural Palm Beach County Inspiring Change Reentry Summit will give leaders who are committed to criminal justice system reform and social justice the opportunity to share best practices and identify opportunities to collaborate on solutions. The summit will also address topics including innovative funding solutions, the use of peer specialists in reentry, overcoming barriers, …

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Apr 15

New-Crime Recidivism Rates Continue to Show Modest Improvement

The Connecticut Mirror By Clarice Silber and Jake Kara After years of state-backed efforts to reduce recidivism, a new report made public today by the Office of Policy and Management shows Connecticut has made steady if modest progress on how many released inmates wind up committing new crimes. The report found that of 11,245 inmates who …

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Apr 06

Symposium on the Future of Juvenile Community Supervision

With the support of the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice, and the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) have partnered to host an unprecedented symposium at the APPA’s 43rd Annual Training Institute on …

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Apr 03

American Probation and Parole Association 43rd Annual Training Institute

Hosted by the American Probation and Parole Association, this conference will focus on the latest research and most critical issues facing community corrections professionals. Attendees can participate in a number of educational workshops and trainings which will cover topics in behavioral health treatment, community supervision, juvenile justice, pretrial supervision, reentry, technology, workplace safety, and more. In addition, …

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Apr 03

Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions

This white paper from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is part of the NIJ’s Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI), a research-focused program that focuses on increasing the safety of schools nationwide and reducing school crime and violence. School climate has a clear impact on all members of the school community; students in …

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Mar 29

Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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