Identifying, Engaging, and Empowering Families: A Charge for Juvenile Justice Agencies


White paper coverThis white paper from the Vera Institute of Justice and the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform 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.

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