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States Selected for SAMHSA-MacArthur Initiative to Divert Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth with Behavioral Health Needs


Models for Change supports a network of government and court officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families working together to ensure that kids who make mistakes are held accountable and treated fairly throughout the juvenile justice process. We provide research-based tools and techniques to make juvenile justice more fair, effective, rational and developmentally-appropriate.

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New Report Finds Incarceration for ‘Status Offenses’ Still Widespread
4/10/2015, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
By Gary Gately
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4/9/2015, Collaborative for Change
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