Tag Archives: PbS

Evolution of a Criminal Documentary

Sorry this is late…  Independent Lens on PBS showed the documentary Evolution of a Criminal on January 12, 2015 at 10:00 pm ET, and likely other times will follow.  “How does a 16-year-old go from honors student to bank robber? Filmmaker Darius … Continue reading

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15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story Premieres August 4, 2014

15 to Life:  Kenneth’s Story is a new documentary that will be shown on PBS on August 4, 2014.  Check local listings for exact times.  The documentary will be available online from August 5, 2014-September 3, 2014.  The movie trailer … Continue reading

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Visitation: An Indispensable Tool for Reunification

Rise magazine shared this video from the Legal Services of New Jersey, Visitation: An Indispensable Tool for Reunification.  The video challenges what is often the normal routine of one or two visitations per week between children and the parents during a period … Continue reading

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IDOC Division of Youth Services Continues to Pilot New Programs

The Indiana Department of Correction (DOC), Division of Youth Services continues to implement new programs that may provide true opportunities for growth and rehabilitation for the detained children.  In November 2013, the Joint Understanding and Cooperation Program (JUCP) was piloted … Continue reading

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New IDOC Youth Transition Reentry Independent Living Unit

With the closing of a segregation unit at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility, Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), Division of Youth Services, transitioned the space to offer a Transition Reentry Independent Living Unit.  According to an lengthy article by the IDOC Executive … Continue reading

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DOC Changes to Family Engagement

The Vera Institute of Justice recently blogged praising Major Gains for Family Engagement in Indiana’s Juvenile Justice System.  Specifically, the Indiana Department of Correction, Division of Youth Services (DYS) has been a pilot site for the Performance-based Standards Learning Institute (PbS), … Continue reading

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