Juvenile Justice Reform
- NRRC Webinar Series: "What Works To Promote Success For Youth In the Juvenile Justice System" (National Institute of Corrections)
The National Reentry Resource Center is presenting a two-part webinar series on what works in the juvenile justice system titled "What Works To Promote Success For Youth In the Juvenile Justice System".
- Why Evidence-Based? New Resource Hub Covers All (Reclaiming Futures)
Moving toward the next step in determining reliable practices that reduce youth crime, the National Juvenile Justice Network and the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange launched a new Evidence-Based Practices section of the Juvenile Justice Resource Hub.
- "Raise the Age" Victory in New Hampshire: More Kids Treated as Kids (Campaign for Youth Justice)
Are 17 year olds really old enough to be sent to adult prisons? In NH, since 1995, the answer has been YES. Over the past decade, as states across the US have recognized that 17 year olds are still children, NH was unwilling to change. Since 2000, Representative David Bickford (R ) attempted to “Raise the Age” without much support, that is until this year.
Jobs, Grants, Events and Webinars
- Please share the Reclaiming Futures Opportunity Board with your colleagues in the juvenile justice, adolescent substance abuse and teen mental health areas. It’s free to browse and post!
Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment and Mental Health
- Austin, TX is the Newest Recipient of a Substance Abuse Helpline for Troubled Teens (prweb.com)
A new helpline for troubled teens in Austin, TX gives parents and teens a valuable resource to find professional youth rehab.
- Understand Adolescent Addiction - Why Teens Rarely Admit to a Problem (choosehelp.com)
Understanding adolescent addiction - teens rarely admit to a substance abuse problem and almost never ask for help on their own.
Updated: August 22 2014