Category Archives: Disposition

Guide to Quality Practice for Working with Youth in Confinement

The National Partnership for Juvenile Services, the National Institute of Corrections, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention partnered to publish the Desktop Guide to Quality Practice for Working with Youth in Confinement.  The Desktop Guide addresses a wide range of topics … Continue reading

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Legg v. State — Application of Juvenile Alternative Sentencing

In Legg v. State (Ind.Ct.App. December 10, 2014), the appellate court takes the first step to address the limits of the juvenile alternative sentencing statutes.  When IC 31-30-4became law, it was largely in response to the Paul Henry Gingrich case.  

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Impacting Our Kids’ Self-Image

I keep mulling over this quote: “As a child he [Channing Tatum] struggled with A.D.H.D. and dyslexia, was prescribed stimulants and did poorly in school.

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