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Publication cover Family Involvement Resource Inventory: An overview of resources for family, youth and staff
Sep 5, 2012, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This Family Resources Inventory was compiled to assist the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network States in the identification of publications and resources that address the barriers families…
Publication cover School-Wide Positive Behavior Support
May 5, 2012, Barry L. McCurdy
This presentation, from the DMC Action Network's 2009 annual meeting, focused on positive behavior support in schools.
Publication cover A Fair Juvenile Justice System: The Importance of Linguistic and Cultural Competency
May 4, 2012, NCLR Latino Juvenile Justice Network Coordinator Cassandra Villanueva
During the DMC Action Network's first annual meeting, one workshop outlined strategies for reviewing and modifying system processes through a cultural competence lens, and ensuring that the DMC…
Publication cover Just the Facts: a Snapshot of Incarcerated Hispanic Youth
May 3, 2012, Jose D. Saavedra
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated population of Hispanic youth ages 10–17 in 2008 was 6.4 million, making up nearly 19% of all youth within that age group. In contrast to the…
Publication cover Relevant Versus Interesting Data Trends - Presentation
May 3, 2012, Tiana Davis
The DMC Action Network designed a series of three Technical Assistance Seminars to further develop the expertise and leadership skills of local DMC Coordinators and other staff responsible for…
Publication cover Stakeholder Buy-in and Participation - Presentation and Group Dialogue
May 3, 2012, Tiana Davis
The DMC Action Network designed a series of three Technical Assistance Seminars to further develop the expertise and leadership skills of local DMC Coordinators and other staff responsible for…
Publication cover Juvenile Justice: Lessons for a New Era
May 2, 2012, Mark Soler
Executive Director Mark Soler and Deputy Director Dana Shoenberg have published an article that outlines how new research and experience should guide juvenile justice policy and practice reforms in…
Publication cover Strategies for Serving Hispanic Youth
May 2, 2012, Maria F. Ramiu and Dana Shoenberg
CCLP Deputy Director Dana Shoenberg co-authored this chapter in the latest edition of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical…
Publication cover Guidelines for State Courts Serving Limited English Proficient (LEP) Youth and Family Members-Short Fact Sheet
May 2, 2012, Dana Shoenberg
Good communication and cultural understanding are prerequisites to a fair, efficient, and effective justice system. Navigating the juvenile justice system is often difficult for youth and their…
Publication cover Missed Opportunity: Waiver, Race, Data, and Policy Reform
May 2, 2012, Mark Soler
In this article from the Louisiana Law Review, CCLP Executive Director Mark Soler examines the research on waiver of youth to adult court and racial disparities in the juvenile justice system. The…
Publication cover Highlights from the DMC Action Network
Dec 6, 2011, Dana Shoenberg
This presentation, from December 6, 2011 explains the DMC Action Network's approach and highlights accomplishments in the following DMC Action Network Sites: Rock County, WI Lancaster County, PA…
Publication cover Youth Advocacy Department, Annotated Bibliography: What the Literature Says About Juvenile Sex Offenders
Nov 10, 2011, Rey Cheatham Banks
The following articles, fact sheets, and studies have been compiled to assist attorneys and individuals working on behalf of youth charged with sexual offending. The information contained in these…
Publication cover EdLaw Project: Top Ten Education Questions to Ask Your Client at Arraignment
Nov 10, 2011, Rey Cheatham Banks
A Massachusetts checklist for arraignment issues in juvenile court.
Publication cover JIDAN Strategic Innovations by State
Nov 10, 2011, Rey Cheatham Banks
A description of the states strategic innovations work.
Publication cover Ten Core Principles: For Providing Quality Delinquency Representation Through Public Defense Delivery System
Nov 9, 2011, Rey Cheatham Banks
NJDC's Ten Core Principles for Providing Quality Delinquency Representation through Public Defense Delivery Systems provide criteria by which a public defense delivery system may fully implement the…
Publication cover School-Based Diversion: Strategic Innovations from the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network
Apr 1, 2011, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This report provides a detailed update and summary on the work of the MH/JJ Action Network's School-Based Diversion Strategic Innovation Group. The four participating states (Connecticut, Illinois,…
Publication cover Workforce Development: Strategic Innovations from the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network
Apr 1, 2011, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This report provides a detailed update and summary on the work of the MH/JJ Action Network's Workforce Development Strategic Innovation Group. Recognizing the need for comprehensive mental health…
Publication cover Law Enforcement-Based Diversion: Strategic Innovations from the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network
Apr 1, 2011, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This report provides a detailed update and summary on the work of the MH/JJ Action Network's Law Enforcement-based Diversion Strategic Innovation Group. While standard Crisis Intervention Team…
Publication cover Intake Based Diversion: Strategic Innovations from the Mental Health/Juvenile Justice Action Network
Apr 1, 2011, The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
This report provides a detailed update and summary on the work of the MH/JJ Action Network's intake-based diversion strategic innovation group. The intention of the Action Network's Front-End…
Publication cover Guidelines for State Courts Serving Limited English Proficient (LEP) Youth and Family Members-Long Fact Sheet
Mar 11, 2011, Dana Shoenberg
Good communication and cultural understanding are prerequisites to a fair, efficient, and effective justice system. Navigating the juvenile justice system is often difficult for youth and their…
Publication cover Training Module--Mental Health Screening with the MAYSI-2 for Juvenile Probation Power Point Slides
Feb 8, 2011, Valerie Williams, Samantha Fusco
The purpose of this powerpoint is to train staff in probation on the background, history, administration, and use of the Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-2. This powerpoint can be used for…
Publication cover Reauthorizing the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: The Impact on Latino Youth
Feb 4, 2011, Marguerite Moeller
This paper analyzes the impact on Latino youth of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and provides recommendations for a reauthorization of the law that takes a rational…
Publication cover Batting with Two Strikes: Brown and Young in the Juvenile Justice System
Jul 11, 2010, Mark Soler
In this presentation from July 2010, CCLP Executive Director Mark Soler discusses DMC and Latino youth in the juvenile justice system at the National Council for La Raza's National Conference in San…
Publication cover Positive Youth Development: From Theory to Practice
Feb 2, 2010, Jeffrey Butts
The DMC Action Network designed a series of Technical Assistance Seminars to further develop the expertise and leadership skills of local staff responsible for day-to-day operations of DMC reduction…
Publication cover Promoting Seamless Re-Entry in a DMC Reduction Context and Analysis of Re-Entry Stages
Feb 2, 2010, Dr. David M. Altschuler
The DMC Action Network designed a series of Technical Assistance Seminars to further develop the expertise and leadership skills of local staff responsible for day-to-day operations of DMC reduction…
Publication cover The Role and Conversation of the DMC Coordinator - Facilitation of Dialogue and Players
Dec 7, 2009, Tiana Davis
The DMC Action Network designed a series of three Technical Assistance Seminars to further develop the expertise and leadership skills of local DMC Coordinators and other staff responsible for…
Publication cover DMC Performance Measures
Dec 3, 2009, Lisa Garry
The purpose of this document is to collect and report performance measures that are relevant to the site's Strategic Innovations and other indicators of progress in the local collaborative to reduce…
Publication cover Truancy and Hispanic Focused Evidence-Based Programs
Nov 1, 2009, Eric Trupin, Sarah Walker:
A list of trauncy and Hispanic-focused EBPs, categorized by: OJJDP Rating, Model, type of evaluation, location, demographics, truancy findings, other findings, training requirements/costs and…
Publication cover 10 Steps for Implementing Mental Health Screening
Oct 9, 2009, Thomas Grisso
The document provides 10 essential considerations for juvenile justice agencies planning mental health screening to support programs and placements.
Publication cover School-Based Diversion Questionnaire
Sep 25, 2009, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
To collect process/implementation data on the school-based diversion program being implemented by the MH/JJ Action Network states.
Publication cover Probation Diversion Questionnaire
Sep 25, 2009, National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
To collect process/implementation data on the probation-based diversion program being implemented in Texas.
Publication cover Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument --Version 2 Training Video Instructions
Sep 14, 2009, Shannon M. Maney
This document provides a summary of the MAYSI-2 Training Video and instructions for obtaining the video.
Publication cover Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact: Preparation at the Local Level
Sep 1, 2009, Mark Soler, Center for Children's Law and Policy
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention released a bulletin on local DMC reduction strategies, co-authored by CCLP's Mark Soler and Lisa Garry. It is the first in a series by OJJDP…
Publication cover Review of Evidence-Based and Promising Risk/Needs Assessment Tools for Juvenile Justice
Aug 18, 2009, Gina M. Vincent
This document assembles four reviews of risk/needs assessment tools for use in juvenile justice or designed for young offenders in general.
Publication cover Guidelines of Instructing Youth Prior to Administration of a Mental Health Screening Tool
Aug 18, 2009, Valerie Williams, Thomas Grisso
This document was created to assist juvenile justice personnel when introducing youth to a mental health screening tool as part of an intake process.
Publication cover Screening and Assessment Tools Database
Aug 17, 2009, Richard Rondeau
The database was created to standardize the process of collecting and reviewing literature about screening and assessment tools designed for use with juvenile justice-involved youth.
Publication cover A Template for Profiling Detention Centers Regarding Mental Health Services
Aug 17, 2009, Valerie Williams, Thomas Grisso
This document was created for use as a survey tool. The information gathered provides a description of a detention center's daily operations, programs, and use of mental health services, including…
Publication cover Update: Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) Reauthorization
May 5, 2009, Dana Shoenberg
This presentation, from the DMC Action Network's 2009 annual meeting, focused on the progress toward reauthorizing the federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, with a focus on DMC…
Publication cover LJJN: A Culturally Competent Model for Juvenile Justice Reform
Oct 25, 2007, Cassandra Villanueva
During the DMC Action Network's first annual meeting, one workshop outlined strategies for reviewing and modifying system processes through a cultural competence lens, and ensuring that the DMC…
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