What’s New in Juvenile Justice? May 30 News Roundup

Posted by Lisa Martinek
May 30, 2014

Do you need to catch up on juvenile justice news? We’ve compiled a list of recent news stories, so you can be up to date about what’s going on in juvenile justice.

PbS participants share programs and events at their facilities that connect youths and families.

Numerous research briefs and fact sheets provide great information on family engagement in the juvenile justice system.

Two juvenile offenders from Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility in Kansas earned associate degrees from Barton Community College.

The National Center for Juvenile Justice released an online tool that tracks juvenile justice policy and practice changes.

Pendleton JCF reflects on the significance of winning the Barbara Allen-Hagen Award and provides tips for this year’s applicants.

The Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) National Resource Center for Juvenile Justice presented a webinar on dual status youths, which stressed the need for system collaboration.

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice held a ceremony to reveal the permanent names for five dormitories and a transition home, replacing military names with more universal names associated with trees.

The Department of Justice announced that 48 states and territories have committed to ending prison rape.