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The Kansas City Star: "Throwaway Kids: We are Sending More Foster Kids to Prison Than College"

Read More @ The Kansas City Star - https://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article238206754.html
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Report: Florida’s Education and Juvenile Justice Systems Are Failing Black Girls

The Children's Campaign - Report: Florida’s Education and Juvenile Justice Systems Are Failing Black Girls New research by the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, Sounding the Alarm: Criminalization of Black Girls in Florida, finds…
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Decline of Juvenile Arrests In Florida During Pandemic

Reviewer: Katie Siciliano, PD9 Legal Intern   Articles to be reviewed: Orlando Sentinel - "Florida's juvenile arrests drop to 45-year low" https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/crime/os-ne-2020-juvenile-arrests-florida-drop-20201123-sdsv36nwzzhg3d2eyvyfxjxfsu-story.html    WFTS…
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Can Children and Adolescents Really Suffer from a Mental Illness?

By Sophia F. Dziegielewski, Ph.D., LCSW   It surprised many when Paula Caplan, a clinical and research psychologist wrote in The Washington Post that about half of all Americans can expect to get a psychiatric diagnosis in their lifetime…
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Effective Reentry Practices

Access the PowerPoint here.     Photo by James Baldwin on Unsplash.
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LGBTQI Youth in Juvenile Justice Settings: Closing the Gap Between Recommended Practice and Reality

Last month, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) hosted a webinar on working with LGBTQI youths in juvenile justice settings and closing the gap between recommended practice and reality including a discussion of and development…
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Review: Implicit Bias in the Early Education Setting

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Walter S Gilliam, Angela N. Maupin, Chin R. Reyes, Maria Accavitti, and Frederick Shic, “Do Early Educators’ Implicit Biases Regarding Sex and Race Relate to Behavior Expectations…
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Review: Law Enforcement’s Leadership Role in Juvenile Justice Reform

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Bahney, Anna; Daugirda, Ryan; Firman, John; and Rhudy, Aviva. Law Enforcement’s Leadership Role in Juvenile Justice Reform Actionable Recommendations for Practice and Policy, IACP National…
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Review: The Effects of Youth Diversion Programs on Recidivism

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Robert D. Hodge and Holly A. Wilson, The Effect of Youth Diversion Programs on Recidivism: A Meta-Analytic Review, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Vol.40, No.5, 497-518 (May 2013). http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0093854812451089. Summary Diversionary…
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Review: Rethinking How We Police Youth

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Lisa H. Thurau, Rethinking How We Police Youth: Incorporating Knowledge of Adolescence into Policing Teens, Children’s Legal Rights Journal Vol. 29 No. 3 (Feb 2009) https://www.nlgnpap.org/sites/default/files/RethinkingPolicingYouthLT.pdf. Summary Law…
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Review: What Doesn’t Work in Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency

Reviewer: Sarah Krantz, Esq. Article to be Reviewed: Howell, James C. "What Doesn’t Work in Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency." Preventing and Reducing Juvenile Delinquency: A Comprehensive Framework, 130-147 (2003) http://www.sagepub.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/3323_Howell_Capter7FINAL.pdf. Summary D.A.R.E.…
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YES on SB 936: Juvenile Justice

Take Action! Tell your Senator to support SB 936! On Monday, January 22, the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice will be considering SB 936, a bill which makes several key reforms to the juvenile justice system, including: Prohibiting…