What’s New in Juvenile Justice? December 16 News Roundup

Posted by Patricia Rafferty
December 16, 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.

The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) welcomes new Executive Director Michael Dempsey and three new state directors.

The CJCA Leadership Institute 2016 focused on leading strategically to achieve better outcomes for youth and communities.

Jennifer Gauthier, CEO of Lead4Life, Inc., shares ways to celebrate and recognize the holiday season with detained youths in an op-ed for Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE).

The Youthful Offender Wraparound program (YOW) in Orange County, California focuses on mental health to reduce juvenile recidivism.

The National Collaboration for Youth released a new report on community services entitled, “Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons.”

The New Zealand justice system builds on its history of emphasizing family and culture in deciding cases.

A new Justice Policy Institute (JPI) policy brief, “Improving Approaches to Serving Young Adults in the Justice System,” reports on suggested approaches to serving young adults in the justice system.