New Data Powers Progress for Teens, Also Creates Problems, Experts Say at Conference – Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Hundreds of experts came together at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy for a two-day conference on juvenile justice. Discussions included how to implement the changes that decades of data have led to in the field of juvenile justice. Particularly encouraging is the trend of child welfare workers and juvenile justice employees, such as probation officers, working together to craft plans designed not to punish, but to create the best possible outcome for offenders and their families. Read more.