Helping Children Heal: Promising Community Programs and Policy Recommendations
In examining successful programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Children’s Defense Fund suggests in a new report that community-based programs are effective ways to heal trauma experienced by children and youth.
The Case for More Community-Based Services in Juvenile Justice
Here are two stunning revelations about juvenile justice programs that have been made in recent years. 2009: The major Pathways to Desistance study research suggests that where a juvenile was placed for rehabilitation – community, residential or secure settings – was not predictive of whether he or she continued to offend.