What’s New in Juvenile Justice? September 9 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
September 09, 2016

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

Performance-based Standards (PbS) announced Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center as the winner of the 2016 Barbara Allen-Hagen Award for Detention facilities for their facility culture change from a correctional to a treatment model.

PbS shared the video of the 2016 Kids Got Talent live performance from the PbS Awards Night, featuring a youth from Washington state.

Juvenile Law Center released a national report on costs for youths in the juvenile justice system: Debtors’ Prison for Kids? The High Cost of Fine and Fees in the Juvenile Justice System.

Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko, NV celebrated its centennial with guided tours and guest speakers.

Dr. Barry Glick and Aggression Replacement Training (ART) visited Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex for a week-long training.

The youths participating in the Johnson Youth Center Garden Program received 29 ribbons for their entries at the Juneau Harvest Fair and Farmers’ Market.

The Ohio Department of Youth Services’ (DYS) CLOSE to Home initiative provides more visitation opportunities for families.