Tag Archives: Juvenile

National Juvenile Justice Prosecution Center

The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University will house the new National Juvenile Prosecution Center, which will work in collaboration with the University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, the National District Attorneys Association, and the National Association of … Continue reading

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Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal

The Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice Journal is published four times each year and focuses on juvenile justice and school violence prevention.  It is an interdisciplinary publication with an audience that includes those in the fields of criminal justice, education, psychology, social … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Resource Center

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has partnered with MENTOR: The National Resource Center.  Many resources are available, which include: Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring, which gives recommendations for implementing quality programs based on research and practitioner … Continue reading

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In re R.M. — Search of Backpack by SRO

In re R.M. (Ind. Ct. App. November 13, 2014) centers around a backpack left in a classroom with the teacher’s permission.  When the student did not return for the backpack, the teacher contacted a school resource officer (SRO), who searched the backpack. … Continue reading

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New Mexico v. Antonio T. — Interrogations of Juveniles at Schools

New Mexico v. Antonio T (N.M. October 23, 2014), is a case from New Mexico about a scenario that is all-to-familiar in schools around the country.  A school administrator questioned a juvenile about an act that may be a crime … Continue reading

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Working with Clients who Experienced Trauma

As more research comes out about the effects of trauma, those working in the juvenile and criminal courts must become more educated about how to recognize folks who may have long-term impacts from traumatic events in their lives and have … Continue reading

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