Safely Home: Reducing Youth Incarceration and Achieving Positive Youth Outcomes for High and Complex Need Youth Through Effective Community Based Programs
Systems cannot achieve deincarceration goals unless they build continuums of community-based programs to serve all youth, especially those with the highest need (highest risk), and have the willingness to implement them.
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.
Gender: An Important Factor in the Implementation of Services for Juvenile Offenders
The RNR model tends to be seen as "gender-neutral", based on assumption that it works equally well with both sexes. Few studies have examined whether gender differences exist in the effectiveness of RNR-type case planning.
ABA Policy on Trauma Informed Advocacy for Children and Youth
The American Bar Association urges the development of trauma-informed, evidence-based approaches and practices on behalf of justice system-involved children and youth who have been exposed to violence, including victims of child abuse and neglect or other crimes and those subject to delinquency or status offense proceedings.
Adolescent Parents and the Juvenile Justice System: Toward Developmentally and Socioculturally Based Provision of Services
This chapter discusses adolescent parents' risks for entry into the juvenile justice system, and the impact on parenting of current services and policies associated with juvenile confinement.
Unlocking Opportunities for African American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity
...Although girls overall graduate from high school at higher rates than boys, girls of color are graduating at far lower rates than white girls and boys. In almost all states with available data, the high school graduation rate for African American girls is below the national average for girls overall, resulting in severe economic consequences for African American women and their families.
The Impact of Incarceration on Juvenile Offenders
This paper reviews literature published since 2000 (and earlier if of particular importance) concerning the outcomes of incarceration on youth offenders and the rehabilitative limitations of their incarceration, as well as evidence-based alternatives.