Roundup: "The Keeper and the Kept"; National Standard for Juvenile Recidivism; Free Webinar on Reducing No-Shows in Treatment

Juvenile Justice Reform & Related News

  • The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released its "Proposed Plan for Fiscal year 2010" and is inviting public comment. Follow the link for a PDF version -- note the language on p. 5 indicating that it expects to continue funding juvenile drug courts with CSAT that also use the Reclaiming Futures model. In addition, on p. 6 you'll see that the agency also plans to fund mentoring for youth in juvenile drug court. (Hat tip to Youth Today.)
  • juvenile-justice-reform-Blackfeet-Indian-Reservation-videoHere's a peek into one Native community's creative attempts to keep its own children from falling into crime and drug use, and out of the juvenile detention center. This five-minute video was made on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Montana -- to see it, click on image at right).

Adolescent Development and Juvenile Delinquency

Who's Winning the War on Drugs? An Interview with Thomas McLellan, Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

  • Thomas McLellan, deputy director of the ONDCP, just gave an unusually long interview, covering "needle exchange, medical marijuana, global supply-side enforcement, prescription drug abuse, overdose prevention, and why so few people with substance abuse problems are in treatment programs."(Hat tip to @INEF.)

Webinars & Funding Opportunitie


Updated: February 08 2018