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Dr. Jeffrey Butts on Positive Youth Development in Juvenile Justice (Video Interview)
by BENJAMIN CHAMBERS

Positive youth development is a key part of Reclaiming Futures. But what the heck is "positive youth development?" According to juvenile justice researcher Dr. Jeffrey Butts, it blends what we know about adolescent development and what we know about effective services.

But don't take it from me -- here's a brief interview on the subject that I did with Dr. Butts at the Reclaiming Futures Leadership Institute held in Miami in May:

 

Bonus: here's how to implement positive youth development in the juvenile justice system.