Day 3: Youth and Families
Reentry Week 2021 — April 28: Youth and Families
This webinar explores key dimensions of the reentry planning process for youth with leaders from the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice and Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.
In this webinar, Second Chance Act grantee corrections and human services agencies will share strategies for visits, programming, and supports to encourage developmentally appropriate child-parent engagement during a national pandemic.
- Do you have family-friendly visiting protocols?
- Do you engage youth and families in case planning?
- Do you connect youth with pro-social activities and mentors?
MORE YOUTH & FAMILIES MATERIALS
Brief Supporting the Well-Being of Children and Their Incarcerated Parents During and Beyond the Pandemic The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University shares how corrections agencies have adapted and what lessons the field should take to ensure parent-child contact during incarceration occurs as the pandemic continues.
Toolkit Youth in Custody Practice Model (YICPM) An Abbreviated Guide (CJCA) and (CJJR) have developed a research-based and data-driven practice model that organizes in one place tools that agency and facility staff and their partners would need to achieve better outcomes for the youth in their post-dispositional residential care...
Report Identifying, Engaging, and Empowering Families: A Charge for Juvenile Justice Agencies This white paper reviews the literature exploring the relationship between family contact and short- and long-term outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system and identifies ways that agencies from police through reentry staff can better engage families in ways that promote both personal contact and active involvement in case assessment, planning, and management.
Brief An Overview of the Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Project The Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (AROSC) project is a multi-year endeavor for juvenile courts that wish to lead the field in applying the principles of recovery capital to improve operations and enhance positive youth development.
Toolkit Juvenile Reentry Measurement Standards The project’s goal is to provide the field with a set of national standards and outcome measures aligned with adolescent development research that monitor the effectiveness of reentry services and promote practices that result in positive youth outcomes.
Webinar: Putting Research into Practice: Giving Youths Real Second Chances This webinar discusses the need to understand both how juvenile justice agencies can implement research-based practices to prepare youths for reentry and youths’ perceptions about reentry and other findings of the Juvenile Reentry Measurement Standards project.
OJJDP Supports Youth During Reentry Week and Beyond In recognition of Reentry Week 2021, Acting Administrator of the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Chyrl Jones, highlights OJJDP's commitment to supporting youth, during Reentry Week and beyond
VideoReentry Talk with Kim Godfrey Lovett, PbS Learning Institute In this Reentry Talk from the American Institutes for Research, Kim Godfrey Lovett, Executive Director of the PbS (Performance-based Standards) Learning Institute and president of the PbS Education and Employment Foundation discusses reentry outcomes for youth who are involved with the justice system.