Challenges Facing Crossover Youth: An Examination of Juvenile Justice Decision Making and Recidivism
They have significant educational problems, high rates of placement changes and high rates of substance abuse and mental health problems, and when they enter the juvenile justice system, they are more likely to stay longer and penetrate deeper into the system then their nonmaltreated counterparts.
Inventory of Evidence-Based, Research-Based, and Promising Practices: For Prevention and Intervention Services for Children and Juveniles in Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Mental Health Systems
Since the 1990s, the Washington State legislature has directed WSIPP to identify “evidence-based” policies.
Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System: 2 Year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial
The increasing awareness of the developmental pathways to delinquency for girls, plus concerns about serving girls in existing male-oriented programs and institutions, speak to the need for gender sensitive services. This is underscored by data showing that female delinquency is increasing relative to male delinquency, resulting in problems for existing public child-service systems that have [...]