Tag Archives: Juvenile detention

“Sending Some Love” Holiday Book Recording Project

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is promoting “Sending Some Love: Holiday Book-Recording Project.”  Children record themselves reading a book aloud, and the book and recording will then be sent to a younger child — whether a sibling … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney General Speaks About Juvenile Solitary Confinement

On May 13, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder featured the issue of excessive use of solitary confinement at juvenile detention centers, especially for children with disabilities, during his weekly video address.  Isolation is common.  “47% of juvenile detention centers … Continue reading

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IDOC Limiting Solitary Confinement of Youth

On April 30, 2014, the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators blog post, Reducing Isolation and Improving Education in Indiana, featured details about the strides the Indiana Department of Correction, Division of Youth Services has made towards reducing the average period … Continue reading

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Trauma-Informed Care at Detention Centers Webinar

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 2pm-3:30pm EDT, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Center for Youth in Custody will present a Webinar, Trauma-Informed Care, to discuss the use of trauma-informed care in juvenile detention … Continue reading

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Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations Webinar

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Center for Youth in Custody will present a Webinar, “Access to Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations,” on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET. Panel members include: Dr. Michelle Staples-Horne, Medical Director, … Continue reading

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“Kids for Cash” Viewing in Indianapolis on April 3, 2014

Dan Schroeder with the Marion County Public Defender Agency will be hosting a screening of “Kids for Cash,” a documentary about the Pennsylvania judges that sent kids to private prisons in exchange for money, 2.6 million dollars.  Those judges are now … Continue reading

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“Kids for Cash” Movie Coming to Theaters

The Juvenile Law Center has announced the release of the “Kids for Cash” movie.  “Kids for Cash” chronicles the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania judicial corruption scandal, which the Juvenile Law Center uncovered in 2007 and continues to litigate. The film is … Continue reading

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