Engaging Juvenile Justice System-Involved Families

Engaging Juvenile Justice System-Involved Families

Source: 

National Council on Crime and Delinquency

Author(s): 

Antoinette Davis, Angela Irvine, and Jason Ziedenberg

Families of justice-system involved youth have traditionally been excluded from decisions regarding their children and often are assumed to be the cause of their children’s criminal activity. In this final publication of an eight-part series detailing NCCD’s study of youth deincarceration trends in the United States, study respondents acknowledge that families are a key component to supervision strategies and improved outcomes for their youth.

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