Lack of Expertise, Inadequate Funding Plaguing Mental Health Delivery to Nation’s Juvenile Justice System
From jjie.org - July 29, 2013
Are young people in the juvenile justice system with mental health disorders being properly diagnosed and treated?
STUDY: Throwing Kids In Jail Makes Crime Worse, Ruins Lives
Zack Beauchamp Jun 17, 2013
Mass incarceration of American youth is actually making the country’s crime problem worse, according to a new study of Chicago youth incarceration. The study, conducted by Anna Aizer of Brown University and Joseph Doyle, Jr.
Sexual Victimization In Juvenile Facilities Reported By Youth, 2008-09
January 7, 2010
Allen J. Beck, Paul Guerino and Paige M. Harrison
Dept of Justice
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Presents data from the 2008-09 National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC), conducted in 195 juvenile confinement facilities between June 2008 and April 2009, with a sample of over 9,000 adjudicated youth.
We Need to Talk About an Injustice: America is Stone-Age on Juvenile Crime
JAN 09, 2013
Youth in the Adult Criminal System (Infographic) |
Humane Exposures Blog
The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison Pipeline
Autistic Teen Presumed Drunk, Held For 10 Hours
For what must have been ten terrifying hours in June, Daily Mail, 17-year-old Melissa Jones was held in a police cell because police thought was she was drunk.
The Prevalence of Corporal Punishment in US Schools
Some 19 states still allow corporal punishment in their schools, subjecting hundreds of thousands of American children to legalized floggings every year.
Three Out Of Four Kids In Chicago’s School-To-Prison Pipeline Are Black
Last year, 75 percent of the students arrested in Chicago’s public schools were black, according to new research conducted by Loyola University and Project NIA.
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